L-shaped resenious concretion with single white co

Made:
1880-1930

L-shaped resenious concretion with single white cowrie shell embedded in base, hollow in long arm, filled with straw bound with grass rope, Equatorial Africa, 1880-1930

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A657370
Materials:
cowrie, resinous concretion, rope, grass, straw
type:
amulet
taxonomy:
credit:
Glendining
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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