Amuletic necklace of bones and shell

Made:
1880-1930 in Andaman and Nicobar
maker:
Andamanese people

Necklace, amulet, of human vertebrae, shell threaded on lengths of cord covered with a red pigment, Andaman Islands, India,1880-1930

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A174673
Materials:
cloth, cord, shell, vertebrae, human
type:
necklaces
taxonomy:
credit:
Wellcome Trust
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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