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Anklet

Museum number:
5-6102
Permalink:
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Accession number:
Acc.2155
Object count:
1
Count note:
1
Description:
Anklet; solid metal bent in a circle and tied with wire, passing through five metal bottle caps. Worn by women around the ankle, often several of them. Found in deserted Masai village.
Donor:
Ronald J. Clarke and University Appropriation
Collection place:
Olorgesailie, Kenya
Culture or time period:
Maasai people
Object type:
archaeology
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
1966
Department:
Cat. 5 - Africa (except the Hearst Reisner Egyptian Collection)
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