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ornament,ear

On display
human history
  • Other Name

    taiana

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  • Description

    "ear ornament, taiana, a highly prized heirloom made from the leg of an ancestor and worn by a woman. note the human figure in the design"- display card 27 September, 1976 quoted on eth card.

  • Place
  • Other Id

    14500 (ethnology)

    C10 (Edge-Partington)

  • Department
  • Display Room

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Artefact

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