Two iron loops suspended from short rod curled at

Made:
1890-1930

Two iron loops suspended from short rod curled at ends, resembles a minature thumbscrew but is in fact an amulet, vernacula "Iga" for tying round babies arms, Akwna(?), Southern Nigeria, 1890-1930

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A135299
type:
amulet
taxonomy:
credit:
Yeatman

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