Wooden ear lobe distender, solid block, roughly ov

Made:
1880-1915 in Uganda
maker:
Kavirondo people

Wooden ear lobe distender, solid block, roughly oval in section, one end slanted Kavirondo tribe, northern Uganda, 1880-1915

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A655781
type:
ear-distender
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery
  • ear ornament
credit:
Knight, Frank and Rutley
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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