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telig (yoke for oxen)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • telig (yoke for oxen), late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: Donji Detlak, Derventa, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • elm wood, iron?, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: a 63 x 26 x 6 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: a 24 3/4 x 10 1/4 x 2 3/8 in
    Object Height/Width/Depth: b 11 x 57.5 x 9 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: b 4 5/16 x 22 5/8 x 3 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase: Watkins Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3467.a,b
Description

The two part yoke is made from minimally modified pieces of wood.
2007.3467.a is a tight "U" shape of wood. One end has a narrow rectangular hole through it.
2007.3467.b is a nearly straight piece of wood, with shallow notches at either end. There is a small wooden block at the center and a piece of iron wrapped around the block, nailed in place, and left as a loop.