From: Angola

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 29-59-81
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Ambundu
Provenience Angola
Section African
Materials Fiber | Gourd | Shell

23 shells and veriously shaped pieces of wood on fibre strings which are attached to a loop of heavily woven bark rope. "Njanga moaning emblem of the spirit - the spirit sits in that emblem and hence acts on behalf of the wearer."

Credit Line Purchased from Henry C. Mercer, 1927
Other Number Mercer Unknown - Old Museum Number | 354 - Collector Number

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