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Pot ring

Made of twined vegetable fibre with designs in red, black and natural colouring. Used for stabilising round-based pots. Collected before 1938....

Drum

Membranes of antelope hide held taut by twisted hide strings. Only the larger membrane is played. It is one of a pair and was collected in about 1905....

Flower scarab beetle

This female beetle was collected in Uganda by Major Gay (once a curator at RAMM) and was donated to the museum in 1931. Scarab beetles are often known as jewel...

Butterfly

This butterfly is part of Major AB Gay’s collection and was collected in Entebbe Uganda. Major Gay was a curator at the Museum and spent much of his time organising...

Butterfly

Mr Buckler collected this butterfly in Butiaba; a village close to Uganda’s Lake Albert in 1931....

Sandal

A small section is raised to take a skin thong. Worn by high ranking people....

Cicada

This cicada was collected in Uganda by Major Gay who was a curator at the Museum. The exact collection date is unknown but it is likely to have been between...

Lilac beauty butterfly

This lilac beauty butterfly was collected in Uganda. it is part of the Woodward collection that was donated to the Museum in 1955....

Grey-backed fiscal

This is an egg of the grey-backed fiscal from Uganda. It was collected at an altitude of 3800ft in 1941. The bird’s next was 8ft above ground in a thorny...