University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF2222
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Kenya
British East Africa
Credit Line:Purchased from Lawson S. Propst and William Wight, 1916


Neck ring. Six fold coil of spring coiled copper wire forming flat circular band. Card says: Of a type assumed by the yound men when they are old enough to enter the class of warriors. This is some time after the last rites of circumcision and initiation, and depends on the father's decision, as does a youth's marriage also.


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