Cane arm splint, Ibo people, Nigeria, c. 1871-1908.

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1871-1908 in Nigeria

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Cane splint made from the stem of the guinea corn, forming slats bound with strips of leather, used for fractures of the forearm bones, Ibo tribe, Northern Nigeria, 1871-1908

Cane splint made from the stem of the guinea corn, forming slats bound with strips of leather, used for fractures of the forearm bones, Ibo peoples, Northern Nigeria, 1871-1908

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