Maasai Hunting Trophies SB.1.141

SB.1.141

Hunting trophies (4/4)

Hunting trophies (4/4). Maasai. Kenya. No 15. XIV.EB.1. Original list: "Maasai. Trophy. Lion hair. Man, warrior". Four hairballs originally kept by Maasai men, as souvenirs and / or hunting trophies. "Samburu and Maasai remove hair balls from the stomach of their cows as a remembrance. They take similar balls from the stomach of a lion when they kill it. Some claim to be able to tell the sex and age of lion by examining the ball" (Donovan. 2004: 125).

 

Category: Hunting Trophy

Subject: Lion Fur Balls

Location: Kenya

Size in Centimeters:

Length: 5.5

Width: 4.5

Height: 4

Other dim .: 1/3 Original list: W: 4 H: 5.5 L: 4.5

Stéphane Brosset Collection Museum

Maasai Hunting Trophies SB.1.141

SB.1.141

Hunting trophies (4/4)

Hunting trophies (4/4). Maasai. Kenya. No 15. XIV.EB.1. Original list: "Maasai. Trophy. Lion hair. Man, warrior". Four hairballs originally kept by Maasai men, as souvenirs and / or hunting trophies. "Samburu and Maasai remove hair balls from the stomach of their cows as a remembrance. They take similar balls from the stomach of a lion when they kill it. Some claim to be able to tell the sex and age of lion by examining the ball" (Donovan. 2004: 125).

 

Category: Hunting Trophy

Subject: Lion Fur Balls

Location: Kenya

Size in Centimeters:

Length: 5.5

Width: 4.5

Height: 4

Other dim .: 1/3 Original list: W: 4 H: 5.5 L: 4.5

Stéphane Brosset Collection Museum