Elephant Tail

This is an elephant's tail. The Sierra Leone National Museum notes that elephant tails are associated with Paramount Chiefs, used as signs of power and authority .

Further Information

  • Type: Regalia
  • Object: Elephant Tail
  • Materials: Leather, animal skin
  • Culture Group: Other
  • Dimensions: Unknown
  • Production Date: Pre 1987
  • Associated Places: Freetown (Place purchased)
  • Associated People: Mr. Amadu Kamara, Freetown. (Trader)
  • Museum: Sierra Leone National Museum
  • Accession Number: SLNM.1987.01.02

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