Seed cone

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Seed cone from a tree native to Kenya, used by the Kikuyu for fortune telling.

Description

Seed cone from a tree native to Kenya, used by the Kikuyu for fortune telling. 

Place details: Africa. Kenya? /  

Cultural Group: ? Kikuyu 

Local Name: Unknown. 

Materials:Plant Seed / ?. 

Processes: ?. 

Colour: Brown Dimensions: L = 73 mm W = 38 mm 

Field Collector: Unknown 

When Collected: By 1994 

PRM Source: Anonymous 

Acquired: ?Donated, Sent to Museum 1994 

Related Collections: see 1994.30.1-3

Keyword: Divination Accessory / Plant /

Class: Plant / Religion / Divination Religion / ?.

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