Pokot Necklace SB.1.41

Pokot Necklace SB.1.41

SB.1.41
Necklace
Necklace. Pokot. Turkana. Kenya. No 110. XI.C.9. Original list: "Pokot. Necklace. Beads, vegetable fiber, leather, elephant ivory. Elder, chief". Rigid necklace, circular in shape, made from a folded wooden branch and characterized on the surface by several alternating sections of small black, red and white glass beads, sometimes orange and green. The whole is covered with a greasy coating of dark patina. The necklace also has a small rectangular fetish in spiked elephant ivory. A perforation in the ivory is used to attach it to the necklace, via a vegetable cord. See "Young Turkana girls in skin clothes and their typical necklaces" in Staff Of Consolata Fathers. Turkana: 2 Cf. Illustration in Alastair Matheson, African Peoples of Kenya. 1964: 31
Category: Necklace
Material: Wood. Glass beads. Greasy coating. Plant fiber. Elephant ivory.
Location: Kenya
Period
Dimensions in Centimeters:
Length: 26.5
Width: 23
Height: 1.5
Diameter: 20
Other dim .: Original list: W: 2 D: 22.5

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