Turkana necklace SB.1.211

Turkana necklace SB.1.211

SB.1.211 
Necklace 
Necklace and pendant. Turkana. Kenya. Necklace made of antelope bone beads (dik-dik) and red, white, yellow and blue glass beads, assembled in scale, then supplied with a long skin pendant on which are sewn two large pearl discs white glass, each with a trapezoid pattern; one blue, the other red. Necklaces of this type were worn by young Turkana girls. See "A belt worn by Samburu and Turkana women, made from the toe bones of a small antelope strung with glass beads" in A. Fisher. 1984: 42. 
  
Category (s) Necklace 
Material (s) Glass. Skin. Antelope bone (dik-dik). [Glass beads. Dik-dik bone beads. Hide] 
Centimeter Size (s) 
Length: 69 
Width: 15.5 
Height: 2.5 

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