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Mantle Of Borana Galla

Donor Name:
Hon. Hoffman Philip  Search this
Object Type:
Mantle
Place:
Ethiopia, Africa
Accession Date:
1930-Oct-02
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
111772
USNM Number:
E324470-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8393855
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Anklet

Maker:
Borana artist  Search this
Medium:
Aluminum
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8.9 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm (3 1/2 x 1 x 1 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Sololo, Kenya
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Norman and Mary Michie
Object number:
81-9-25
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_81-9-25

Arm band

Maker:
Borana artist  Search this
Medium:
Aluminum
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10.8 x 1.9 x 1.9 cm (4 1/4 x 3/4 x 3/4 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Sololo, Kenya
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Norman and Mary Michie
Object number:
81-9-26
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_81-9-26

Borana/Somali

Author:
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1972
Topic:
Material culture  Search this
Borana material culture  Search this
Call number:
GN658 .V64 1972
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1089792

Indigofera goetzei Harms

Min. Elevation:
1450  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
24 - Northeast Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
Mrs. Jonquil Ash  Search this
Place:
46 miles S.E. of Neghelle, Filtu-Dolo road, Borana, Sidamo Province, Ethiopia, Africa
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rosales Fabaceae Faboideae
Published Name:
Indigofera goetzei Harms
Barcode:
02311861
USNM Number:
2819971
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Flowering plants and ferns
Botany
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13323074

Paederia pospischilii K. Schum.

Min. Elevation:
1450  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
24 - Northeast Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
Mrs. Jonquil Ash  Search this
Place:
46 miles S.E. of Neghelle 3930: 0520, on Filtu-Dolo road. "Borana", Sidamo Province. Square 111., Ethiopia, Africa
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rubiales Rubiaceae
Published Name:
Paederia pospischilii K. Schum.
Barcode:
02677588
USNM Number:
2819973
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Flowering plants and ferns
Botany
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13764294

Cyperus esculentus L..

Min. Elevation:
950  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
24 - Northeast Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
-- Ash  Search this
Place:
Ghanale riverm British Army bridge or Simbale bridge, 39.41: 0533. 14 miles north of Neghelle, then 20 miles right at turn-off. Borana Sidamo province, Ethiopia., Ethiopia, Africa
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Cyperales Cyperaceae
Published Name:
Cyperus esculentus L..
Barcode:
02231401
USNM Number:
2819970
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13170960

Selaginella yemensis (Sw.) Spring ex Decne.

Min. Elevation:
1450  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
24 - Northeast Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
Mrs. Jonquil Ash  Search this
Place:
46 miles S.E. of Neghelle 3935: 0520, on Filtu-Dolo road, Square 111.C. "Borana", Sidamo province, Ethiopia, Africa
Taxonomy:
Plantae Pteridophyte Selaginellales Selaginellaceae
Published Name:
Selaginella yemensis (Sw.) Spring ex Decne.
Barcode:
01395074
USNM Number:
2819890
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Flowering plants and ferns
Botany
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_12244751

Hut

Culture:
Boran  Search this
Object Type:
House
Place:
Marsabit District, Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
2014
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
USNM Number:
E434930-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_13029166
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Borana kalàĉa : "cire perdu" casting / Jean Brown

Author:
Brown, Elizabeth Jean 1927-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Kenya
Date:
1971
Topic:
Borana lost wax process  Search this
Lost-wax process  Search this
Borana phallic head ornaments  Search this
Art metal-work, Boran  Search this
Call number:
DT433.5.A2 K37
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_758263

The origins of the Borana Gada system

Author:
Hallpike, C. R (Christopher Robert)  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Gada (Society)  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1976
Topic:
Social networks  Search this
Borana age grades  Search this
Call number:
DT1.A1 A258
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_749941

The reckoning of time by Borana Ayyantu

Author:
Tablino, Paolo  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Kenya
Date:
1994
Topic:
Social life and customs  Search this
Calendar, Boran  Search this
Astronomy, Boran  Search this
Time perception  Search this
Call number:
DT371 .R3X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_544393

Borana ethnophilosophy : space, time and Ayaana

Author:
Wario, Hassan  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Kenya
Date:
1999
Topic:
Philosophy, Boran  Search this
Ethnophilosophy  Search this
Calendar, Boran  Search this
Call number:
QH70.K42 N376
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_680530

Actiniopteris semiflabellata Pic. Serm.

Min. Elevation:
1700  Search this
Max. Elevation:
1700  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
Mrs. S. A. Robertson  Search this
Mrs. R. Dyer  Search this
Place:
K4 Ngare NdareFarm /Borana Ranch, Ngare Ndare R gorge, 'Durdle Door'., Isiolo, Eastern Province, Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
27 Dec 2003
Taxonomy:
Plantae Pteridophyte Polypodiales Pteridaceae
Published Name:
Actiniopteris semiflabellata Pic. Serm.
Barcode:
00761952
USNM Number:
3472371
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Botany
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2829691

Phallic ornament (kalaacha), Konso/Borana, Ethiopia

Author:
Sassoon, Jean Brown 1927-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1995
Topic:
Konso phallic ornaments  Search this
Konso men's headdresses  Search this
Call number:
N7380 .A245 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_754452

The role of kinship in Borana social organization

Author:
Helland, John  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1994
Topic:
Kinship  Search this
Call number:
DT371.2 .I57 1991X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_754190

I Borana : una società assembleare dell'Etiopia / Marco Bassi

Author:
Bassi, Marco 1959-  Search this
Physical description:
349 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Ethiopia
Kenya
Date:
1996
C1996
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Call number:
DT433.545.B67 B37 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_539785

The Borana : the children of dawn / Paolo Novaresio, Gianni Giansanti

Author:
Novaresio, Paolo 1954-  Search this
Giansanti, Gianni  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Ethiopia
Date:
2004
Topic:
Borana  Search this
Salt industry and trade  Search this
Call number:
DT380 .G53 2004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_782749

Social organization and water control among the Borana / Johan Helland

Author:
Helland, Johan  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Gada (Society)  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Ethiopia
Date:
1982
Topic:
Nomads  Search this
Cattle  Search this
Pastoral systems  Search this
Call number:
HD82 .D387X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1094858

The aroma of milk, the container, and the body : a Borana milk container (gorfa)

Title:
Borana milk container (gorfa)
Author:
Silverman, Raymond Aaron  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2004
Topic:
Borana containers  Search this
Call number:
N7391.65 .S45 2004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_757986

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