Amuletic necklace of lions and leopard's teeth(26)

Made:
1880-1920 in South Africa

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Amuletic necklace of lions and leopard's teeth(26), suspended in groups of two and three from a multi-strand loop of fine black beeds, supposed to be a Moirosi war collar taken at the capture of Moirosi's Mountain, South Africa, 1880-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A7840
Materials:
beads, glass, fibre and teeth, leopard and lion
type:
necklace
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery