Whelk-type shell worn to ensure easy delivery of a

Made:
1880-1920 in Democratic Republic of Congo

Whelk-type shell worn to ensure easy delivery of a healthy child used to all kinds of food, Mgombe(?), Lutcke(?), Congo, 1880-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A652464
type:
amulet
taxonomy:
credit:
Weeks, J.H.

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