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Belt hook for needle case

For attachment to a belt to suspend a needle case. Collected 1826-7 by Peard on the voyage of HMS Blossom....

Amulet

This shamanic ritual amulet is made from a bear’s tooth, which has been carved into the shape of a wolf. The hole at the base of the tooth would have...

Staff

There are many different styles of carved decorated sticks in South Africa. This is likely a staff of prestige and a walking stick, but it cal also be used in...

Leather saddle bag

The Mandinka trade in enslaved people began long before the European colonial era. It was a significant part of the trans-Saharan caravan trade between West Africa and the Middle East. Acquired...

Walking stick

A wooden walking stick with a spiral design. Its length is 853mm....

Staff

A walking stick or staff with a carved head at the top. Length 1172mm....

Powder horn

A container made from animal horn and decorated with brass studs. The feeder is also of brass. Was used as a container for holding gunpowder....

Knife

This stylised harvesting knife is associated with Mangbetu chiefship being present on formal occasions, and presented to favoured families. It was an item of great value. This knife would have...

Fan

Associated with the Oba’s crown (accession number 1/1993/31). Likely acquired by FP Pinkett 1895 - 1911....

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