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Iron head socketed into a short wooden shaft. The iron is decorated with chevrons and small holes. Associated with members of the Sopono cult, exploiting the fear of...


Decorated gourd, now faint, painted dot designs in red, in bordered crescents on a dotted ground. The label on the gourd says: “Used by the natives of Ilorin, a Mohammedan...

Lantana bead collection

Very recently RAMM received a generous donation of Lantana beads from Dr. Ann O’Hear.  Lantana beads are West African red stone beads. They are typically made from red jasper, banded agate, chalcedony or carnelian. These beads are made by Yoruba artisans within Ilorin, in south-western Nigeria. Items from this collection will be included in a new suite […]

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