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Artifact Identification Necklace   (1971.12.0001)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Adornment
  4. :
  5. Body Adornments
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Nationalist, 1940–1971
Culture Turkana

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 42.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 12.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Diameter) 1.0 cm
Weight 1015 g
Measuring Remarks As the necklace is not one, long, continous, but several loops, braided together at two points, the first two measurements reflect the length and width of the piece layed out flat. The third measurement is the diameter of the average single disk.
Materials Animal--Shell
Manufacturing Processes Cutting
Munsell Color Information Pinkish White (5YR9/1) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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