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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Anklet   (1973.01.0003)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Adornment
  4. :
  5. Body Adornments
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Colonial, 20th century
Culture Dan
Location On Exhibitin the Africa exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Diameter) 18.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Length) 11.4 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 4.4 cm
Weight 1679 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Metal--Bronze
Manufacturing Processes Cast, Incising
Munsell Color Information Dark Grayish Brown (7.5YR2/2) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

"Anklet: Large hollow-cast anklets in one made thin to accomodate rattling pebbles. Pebbles produce noise for women while they walk and dance. Because they hold great social and resth elite value for their wearers, discomfort is completely overlooked."

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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