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Title: A Somali Headrest
Authors: Allen, Jim
Discipline: Center for Somali Studies List of Subjects::Anthropology::cultural
Xoghayaha Xarunta Cilmibaarista Soomaaliyeed::Antaraboolooji::dhaqameed
Soggettario Centro Studi Somalo::ANTROPOLOGIA::Culturale
Keywords: anthropology
art
wood carving
nomads
tools
headrest
antrooboloji
fan
geed qoraal
reeguuraa
agab
barshi
antropologia
arte
intaglio del legno
nomadi
utensili
poggiatesta
Issue Date: 1976
Publisher: Institute of African Studies - University of Nairobi
Type: article
Journal: Mila, a biannual newsletter of cultural research
Call Number: Originale conservato presso il Centro Studi Somali (http://host.uniroma3.it/centri/CentroStudiSomali/index.php)
Issue Number: 2
Pages: 42-47
Abstract: In this article, the author provides a comprehensive description of the Somali headrest: a tradional wooden object. He provides information about its structure and the different typologies; the decorative motifs; in which regions its use is spread and by whom this object is used.
Qoraagu wuxuu maqaalkan si tifaftiran uga faalloonayaa barkinka (barshiga) soomaaliyeed oo ka samaysan qori. Wuxuu ka hadlayaa qaabka uu u samaysan yahay iyo inta nooc ee uu u kala baxo; gobollada uu ku badan yahay iyo cidda adeegsata.
In questo articolo, l'autore fornisce una descrizione approfondita del poggiatesta somalo, oggetto tradizionale in legno. Informa circa l'aspetto e la struttura dell'oggetto e le differenti tipologie esistenti; in quali regioni è diffuso e chi fa uso dell'oggetto in questione.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2307/5806
Language: en
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