Amulet, comprising five trapezium shaped bone tabl

Made:
1880-1925

Amulet, comprising five trapezium shaped bone tablets thread on blue string, called " matabiche" from Likwenu, Lake Malawi, African, 1880-1925

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A665265
Materials:
bone, string
Measurements:
tablet: 3 mm x 28 mm x 26 mm,
type:
protective amulets ethnography (african), folk medicine (protection), ethnography (african), folk medicine (protection), protective amulets
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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