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Bamum Wooden Stool

This stool is from the Bamum people and was made from wood, c. 20th Century. The Bamum, sometimes called Bamoum, Bamun, Bamoun, or Mum, are a Bantoid ethnic group of Cameroon with around 215,000 members. The Kingdom of Bamum (also spelled Bamoum, Bamun, Bamoun, or Mum) (1394–1884) was a pre-colonial Central African state in what is now northwest Cameroon. It was founded by the Mbum, an ethnic group from northeast Cameroon. Its capital was the ancient walled city of Fumban. This stool features its original patina; wear consistent with age and use.
Origin | Cameroon, Africa
Year Made | 20th Century
Material | Wood
Dimensions | 20"W x 8"D x 9.5"H
ID | 20S01006
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