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Date

c. 1930

Description

This is an African medicine bone pendant commonly known as a medicine stick. These were frequently worn by shaman for prophecy and healing qualities. The circular "eyes" which adorn the bone were intended to ward off evil and provide protection.

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other

Material Type

other

Date Uploaded

05.01.2018

Dimensions

10 X 2.5 X 0.4

Dimensions Notes

All measurements were taken in centimeters. Measurements are listed as “length by width by height” or “height by diameter” unless otherwise noted.

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