Unidentified Sukuma or Nyamwezi maker
late 19th-early 20th century
Wood, beads, and string
Overall: 7 7/8 × 1/4 in. (20 × 0.7 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase
Place Made: Usukuma, Uganda, Eastern Africa, Africa
Personal Symbol: Amulet
Not on view
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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