From: Morocco | Atlas Mountains

Curatorial Section: African

Object Number 81-19-8
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Berber
Provenience Morocco | Atlas Mountains
Date Made 1920-1929
Section African
Materials Silver | Bronze | Stone

Silver and bronze tabernacle ring. The band of the ring is bronze with silver(?) wire surface decoration in loops. The tabernacle is a two-tiered structure supported by silver columns in each of the four corners. The open spaces between these columns have looped openwork silver in them. The structure is topped by a silver cone with thin sheets of red, yellow and black inlay. The cone has four silver balls around its base.

Height 6.5 cm
Outside Diameter 3.3 cm
Credit Line Gift of Marguerite McBey, 1981

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