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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.
10 X 2.5 X 0.4
All measurements were taken in centimeters. Measurements are listed as “length by width by height” or “height by diameter” unless otherwise noted.
The Barbara H. Hagan School of Nursing: Historical Collection. (2018). "Medicine Bone Pendant" [Photograph]. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.molloy.edu/nur_hagan/960