Iron neck ring

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Ring; Ornament - Iron neck ring worn by men and women. [1938.6-8 Duplicate].
Ring; Ornament – Iron neck ring worn by men and women. [1938.6-8 Duplicate].

Description

Ring; Ornament – Iron neck ring worn by men and women. [1938.6-8 Duplicate].
Place: Africa; East Africa; Kenya
Period: ?
Department: Anthropology
Source: Wagner.G (Dr) (collector and donor)
Number: 1
Reference Numbers: Z 26772 MAA: ?1938.6
Culture Group: ?Luhya [Luhia]
Local Term: ?
Keyword: Personal Adornment
Material: Metal; Iron
Measurement Notes: Dimensions L:   W:   H:   Wt:  

Events (2) Context: Cultural group updated from ‘Bantu Kavirondo’ to ‘Luhya [Luhia]’ ‘Bantu Kavirondo’ is a colonial, historic term which is incorrect. This is most likely to be from the Luhya cultural group. Information provided by J.C.Niala, Horniman Museum and Gardens, on 13/12/19 as part of research visit.
Date: 13/12/2019
By: Katrina Dring
 
Description: Iron neck ring worn by men and women. [1938.6-8 Duplicate].
Date: 1/9/1999
By: maa

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