Amuletic horn, carved, filled with "medicine"

Made:
1880-1910
Amuletic horn, carved, filled with medicine', loop pierced for suspension, Africa, 1880-1910'

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Amuletic horn, carved, filled with medicine', loop pierced for suspension, Africa, 1880-1910'
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Amuletic horn, carved, filled with "medicine", loop pierced for suspension, Africa, 1880-1910

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A19829
Materials:
hide and horn
type:
amulet, folk medicine (shamanism) and amulet, folk medicine (shamanism) and horn
taxonomy: