Horn and Leather Amulet

Bunyoro people, Western Uganda, Uganda, Eastern Africa, Africa

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late 19th-early 20th century

Leather

Overall: 4 5/16 x 2 3/4 in. (11 x 7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

39.64.6807

Geography/Culture

Africa, Eastern Africa, Uganda

Period

19th-20th century

Object Name

Personal Symbol: Amulet

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Provenance

Collection of Mrs. Bazett (possibly Mrs. Mary Ann Sampson Bazett (1837-unknown), mother of Mary Bazett Leakey (1866-1948), one of the four Bazett sisters who were Missionaries in East Africa); given to the Museum and Art Gallery Reading, England, date unknown; sold to present collection, 1939.

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