Nandi Head Ornaments SB.1.68

Nandi Head Ornaments SB.1.68

SB.1.68
Head Ornaments
Pendants. Nandi. No 73 - XI.F.9. Original list: "Nandi. Head Ornament. Beads, copper, plant fiber. Man" Pair of ornamental pendants in hollowed out triangles: iron rings in the upper part, covered with copper wire, ornamental brass chains and pearls formed of several rows small white, red and blue glass beads structured horizontally around a larger, oblong red glass bead. Beadwork originally covered by a brown coating. See "A Nandi youth in traditionnal dress" in Alastair Matheson. 1964: 28. See "Nandi elder with bead ear-rings and necklace" in M. Amin. 1983: 118.
Category: Head Ornaments
Material: Glass beads, copper wire, brass chain, iron wire.
Location: Kenya
Dimensions in Centimeters:
Length: 7
Width: 3
Height: .5
Other dim .: 1/2 items: 7 x 3 x 0.5 Full code list: W: 0.5 H: 8 L: 3.5

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