Amuletic necklace, consisting of horn, claw, nut and metal rings strung on leather thong, West Africa, 1880-1920
An amuletic necklace made of horn, claw, nuts and metal, strung together on a leather thong. It is common to put medicine in an animal horn, and necklace charms are often worn around the neck as protection against illness and ill fortune.
- Ethnography and Folk Medicine
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