University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 8768.23
Current Location: Out on loan
Culture:Fang
Provenience: Gabon
Section:African
Materials:Iron
Height: 15.7cm
Width: 5.5cm
Depth: 5.3cm
Credit Line:Gift of Rev. Dr. Robert Hamill Nassau, 1891

Description

Rolls of 14 bits of metal in each; used usually for buying wives. The top end of metal piece is flattened in a "T" shape.


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