Konso grave carvings

Konso grave carvings
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of six carved wooden figures marking a Konso grave. The effigies represent the dead man, flanked by his wife and killed enemies.

Due to the nature of these images, prints will reproduce any signs of age, wear or damage that occurred before they were archived by the Pitt Rivers Museum.

Image Details

Accession Number
 
2004.130.37683.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Ethiopia
Cultural Group
 
Konso
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
1959

© Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

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