Hippo tooth(?) ear lobe distender, shuttle shaped,

Made:
1890-1925 in Africa

Hippo tooth(?) ear lobe distender, shuttle shaped, u-shaped recesses at either end, incised with diamond pattern, Masai tribe, East Africa, 1890-1925

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A166714
type:
ear-distender
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery
  • ear ornament
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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