Human lower jaw-bone, amuletic, decorated with wic

Made:
1850-1900 in New Britain

Human lower jaw-bone, amuletic, decorated with wickerwork called "pus pus", associated with ancestor worship, from Lonti tribe, New Britain, 1850-1900

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A127439
Materials:
bone, cane, wickerwork "pus-pus" and cloth
type:
mandibles
taxonomy:
credit:
Wellcome Trust