Pokot Nose Ring SB.1.15

Pokot Nose Ring SB.1.15

SB.1.15
Nose ring
Nose Ring. Turkana. Pokot (Suk). Kenya. No 57. X.A.8. Original list: "Turkana. Nose ring. Aluminum. Man, elder" Large aluminum plate shaped like a leaf and fitted with a hook at the top for insertion into the nose. Ornaments of this type were worn by men. "The nose plate is a favorite adornment in Pokot country" (Alastair Matheson. 1964: 31). See "Suk elder" portrait by J. Adamson (1967: 25) See "Turkana elder" by J. Adamson (1967: 40).
Category: Nose Ring
Material: Aluminum
Location: Kenya
Size in Centimeters:
Length: 14.5
Width: 11
Height: .3
Other dim .: Full code list: W: 0.3 H: 14 L: 11

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