Necklace with Tcherot Amulet


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Necklace with Tcherot Amulet   (2008.22.0008)
Communication Artifacts : Personal Symbols : Belief Symbols
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Africa, West, Niger, Niamey
Period/Date 1980s
Culture Wodaabe, Bororo, Boadaado

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 37 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 13.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.1 cm
Weight 73 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales, Animal, Metal, Metal--Copper, Pigment, Textile
Manufacturing Processes Chased, Embossed, Engraved
Munsell Color Information N/A

Research Remarks

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

Bovin, Mette. Nomads Who Cultivate Beauty: Wodaabe dances and visual arts in Niger. Nordiska Afrikainstitutet: Uppsala, 2001. Seligman, Thomas and Kristyne Loughran, eds. Art of Being Tuareg: Sahara nomads in a modern world. UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History: Los Angeles, 2006. Van Offelen, Marion and Carol Beckwith. Nomads of Niger. William Collins Sons & Co.: London, 1983.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Kieffer-Lopez Collection
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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