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Rattle

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Object Number:
8748
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Fang
Provenience:
Gabon
Culture Area:
Central Africa
Section:
African
Materials:
Seeds
Skin
Cane (plant)
Description:
Fetish. Used by native doctor in incantations, as are also the bell-shaped rattles. With band of hide to which are attached numerous half nuthshells.
Credit Line:
Gift of Rev. Dr. Robert Hamill Nassau

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