Bulbous wooden ear plug, willed with cow's fat, pr

Made:
1901-1950 in Uganda

Bulbous wooden ear plug, willed with cow's fat, probably Gishu tribe, Mount Elgon, Uganda, Africa, 1901-1950

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A240174
Materials:
fat, cow, wood
type:
ear-distender
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery
  • ear ornament
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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