Amuletic necklace consisting of leather thong thre

Made:
1890-1920 in Uganda
maker:
Kavirondo people

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Amuletic necklace consisting of leather thong threaded with two iron pendants and a wooden peg, Kavirondo, Ugandan, 1890-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A34193
Materials:
iron, leather, wood
type:
necklace
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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