Small tortoiseshell with protuding epidermic plates, smooth plastron perforated for suspension, magical qualities attributed to such shells, worn by women, Herero, South West Africa, 1880-1920
- Ethnography and Folk Medicine
- Object Number:
- tortoiseshell, folk medicine (general), zoology (parts of animals) amulets, folk medicine (general), tortoiseshell, zoology (parts of animals)
- Loan: Wellcome Trust
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