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Brass pendant Lobi 13.02.1364

According to K. Schneider (1999 p. 265) such pendants had a protective function against illness, particularly the river blindness. As a rule, they were tied around the hips with a shoelace.

  • Ref.:13.02.1364
  • Size:74 x 40 mm
  • Weight:35 gr

Category

  • indépendant brass elements 13.02West-, Central- & North Africa 29.01
  • Elements for jewellery design 13REGIONAL GALLERIES 29

Origin

  • West and Central Africa
  • Inner delta of river Niger
  • Multiple regional tribes

Material

  • MetalBrass / bronze

Quality

  • Collectible (fine or rare example of an object)Cleaned and/or polishedElements for individual jewelry design

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