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Anklet or bracelet

Museum number:
5-16909
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Accession number:
Acc.4748
Object count:
1
Description:
Brass anklet or bracelet formed from a round bar of brass. Formed into a "C" shape with square finial at one terminal. 2nd terminal is either unfinished or broken.
Donor:
Robert Orlins
Collection place:
Tomas Village, Sudan
Verbatim coll. place:
Africa, Sudan, Tomas Village.
Culture or time period:
Nubian
Collector:
William A. Shack
Collection date:
1964-1965
Materials:
Brass (alloy)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
February 8, 2005
Context of use:
Jewellery, personal adornment.
Department:
Cat. 5 - Africa (except the Hearst Reisner Egyptian Collection)
Dimensions:
circumference 19.3 centimeters, width 8.3 centimeters, and length 7 centimeters
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