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mammal horn, Properties, Magician's, D88.198

Physical Description

Conical with slight curve. Tan coloured. Pointed at one end with other end wider with conical hole approximately 11mm wide,tapering off at depth of approximately 23mm.

Research Notes

Original entry suggests was used for 'juju', i.e. local magic. Animal parts often used for local magic/medicine throughout West Africa. Animal horn. Conical with slight curve. Tan coloured. Pointed at one end with other end wider with conical hole approx. 11mm wide,tapering off at depth of approx. 23mm. Consistent with collection date, likely animal was killed 1st half 20th century. —Joel A Vanderburg

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 107 x 285 x 285mm

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