Cornelian or agate bead, vern. "Nzo" used to cure

Made:
1890-1930

Cornelian or agate bead, vern. "Nzo" used to cure illness caused by eating bad or taboo foods, worn on neck or waist, Southern Nigerian, 1890-1930

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A657982
Materials:
agate, ? material, cornelian, ? material
type:
therapeutic amulets folk medicine (therapy), folk medicine (therapy), therapeutic amulets
credit:
Jeffreys, M.D.W.
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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