Turkana Nose Ring SB.1.29

Turkana Nose Ring SB.1.29

SB.1.29
Nose ring
Nose jewel. Turkana. Suk. Kenya. No 57. XI.A.2. 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 mostly 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: Ring
Material: Aluminum
Location: Kenya
Dimensions in Centimeters:
Length: 11.5
Width: 7.5
Height: .3
Other dim .: Full code list: W: 0.3 H: 11.5 L: 7.5

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