Amulet used against snake bites

Made:
Ghana
maker:
Ashanti people

Gold covered wood amulet, used against snake bite, originally belonged to Prempeh, King of Ashanti

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Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A35352
Materials:
cotton, gold, wood
type:
amulet, ethnography (african), folk medicine (general)
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