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Charm

Museum number:
5-4503
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21050004503
Alternate number:
261.6 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.1375
Object count:
1
Description:
Charm; wooden stick with cotton knit sack attached; three brown buttons attached to sack; inside sack is a tapered black horn, length 7 cm., and onion-shaped nut, length 25.5 cm.
Donor:
Daniel J. Crowley and University Appropriation
Collection place:
Dundo, Angola
Verbatim coll. place:
Africa; Angola; Dundo; Lunda
Culture or time period:
Lunda
Maker or artist:
Kapeyu of Cubeliji
Collector:
Daniel J. Crowley
Collection date:
June 1, 1960
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
5.2 Magic: Objects Associated with Practices reflecting confidence in the ability to manipulate supernatural agencies
Accession date:
1960
Department:
Cat. 5 - Africa (except the Hearst Reisner Egyptian Collection)
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