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Beads

Museum number:
5-16455a-g
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm210516455a@2dg
Alternate number:
5-16455 and B-2257a-g (previous number (Bascom’s number))
Accession number:
Acc.4739
Object count:
7
Description:
seven strings of yellow transparent seed beads
Donor:
Berta Bascom
Collection place:
Nigeria
Verbatim coll. place:
West Africa; Nigeria
Culture or time period:
Yoruba
Collector:
Berta Bascom and William Russell Bascom
Materials:
Glass (material)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
June 23, 2004
Department:
Cat. 5 - Africa (except the Hearst Reisner Egyptian Collection)
Dimensions:
a— length 104.8 centimeters, b— length 103 centimeters, f— length 70 centimeters, c— length 98 centimeters, d— length 104 centimeters, e— length 104 centimeters, and g— length 68 centimeters
Comment:
NOTE: Object “f” is in a separate bag from “a, b, c, d, e, and g”. PAHMA Storage Loc: W 5-Bascom-2
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