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Object Number: 79-4-4A
Current Location: Africa Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Ghana
Culture Area: Southern Africa
Height: 7.5cm
Outside Diameter:14cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Dred Williams, 1979


Four identrical grass anklet rattles. The wide-bladed grass has been woven so that it forms a row of rough "pyramid" shaped which are hollow and filled with tiny (mud?) pellets.
Vegetable strips fashioned to produce about 14 points containing small stones.

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