The Penn Museum is temporarily closed to the public due to COVID-19. Learn more.
logo

Necklace

Object Number:31-2-182
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bushmen
Provenience: Botswana
Section:African
Materials:Eggshell
Cane (plant)
Fiber
Length: 170 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Rodolphe Meyer de Schauensee, 1931

Description

Double string of ostrich eggshell discs, sections of cane(?), black trade beads and a flat brown seed.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

44 Eyes in a Museum Storeroom ( Dec 2000 - 2001) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Journal] Wieschhoff, H. A. The African Collections of The University Museum Vol.: Vol. 11, Nos. 1-2.. The University Museum Bulletin. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 12View Objects related to this Actual Citation

You may also be interested in these objects:


See a problem? Let us know online.collections@pennmuseum.org