Band of elephant hair with cowrie shell attached,

Made:
1880-1925

Band of elephant hair with cowrie shell attached, according to R card, the natives wear it hung round the neck as a remedy or preservative, Northern Rhodesia, 1880-1925

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A657887
Materials:
hair, elephant, shell, cowrie
type:
amulet
taxonomy:
credit:
Clarke, S.

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