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Beads

Museum number:
5-3158
Permalink:
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Accession number:
Acc.1768
Object count:
1
Description:
String of round straw beads; dyed yellow; straw wrapped around balls of beeswax; ca 9 inches diameter.
Donor:
Lee C. Petrasek
Collection place:
Timbuktu, Mali
Verbatim coll. place:
Af.; Mali Federation; Timbuctu; Songhai
Culture or time period:
Songhai
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
1963
Department:
Cat. 5 - Africa (except the Hearst Reisner Egyptian Collection)
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