Witch doctors amulet, shells, horn, skull threaded

Made:
1880-1930 in Mozambique
maker:
Shona people

Witch doctors amulet, shells, horn, skull threaded onto double strip of hide, Mashonaland, South Africa, 1880-1930

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A160791
Materials:
bone, hide, horn, shell
type:
amulet
taxonomy:
credit:
Sothebys
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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