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Iron ore

Museum number:
5-10167a-c
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm210510167a@2dc
Alternate number:
B-2975a-c (previous number (Bascom’s number))
Accession number:
Acc.2819
Object count:
3
Description:
iron ore; a) 9 cm. b) 5.5 cm. c) 5 cm.
Donor:
Berta Bascom and William Russell Bascom
Collection place:
Oyo, Oyo State, Nigeria
Verbatim coll. place:
Africa; Nigeria; Oyo; Yoruba
Culture or time period:
Yoruba
Collector:
William Russell Bascom
Collection date:
1960
Materials:
Iron ore
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
8.3 For Manufacturing
Accession date:
1971
Department:
Africa (except Ancient Egypt)
Dimensions:
a— length 9 centimeters, c— length 5 centimeters, and b— length 5.5 centimeters
Comment:
PAHMA Storage Loc: W-14-1 (Murdock 31:31)
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