A wooden hoe, or adze, used for preparing the ground for planting. This example may also have been used in wood carving; the Sierra Leone National Museum catalogue notes that it was used in carving Sowei, or Bundu, masks.

Further Information

  • Type: Tools, implements
  • Object: Adze
  • Materials: Wood, Metal
  • Culture Group: Other
  • Dimensions: Unknown
  • Production Date: Pre 1963
  • Associated Places: Bo, Kiamapo (Place collected)
  • Associated People: Paramount Chief Foday Kai, Tellu, Bo District (Donor); G. L. Schulze (Collector)
  • Museum: Sierra Leone National Museum
  • Accession Number: SLNM.1963.01.06

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