- Museum number
Flat, circular bangle made of ivory. The inner rim is slightly raised on front surface; central groove decorates outer edge of bangle. Inscription in ink on back of bangle reads: 'SOMALI. DJIBOUTI JAN 1898'.
- Production date
- 19thC(late) (?)
Height: 10.30 centimetres
Width: 10.50 centimetres
Depth: 0.70 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Information derived from a) original Wellcome collection labels and b) worksheets, compiled by Ethno. staff, which are stored with Africa collections.
This object was not recorded on the worksheets and has therefore been added to the main 1954 Af23 collection sequence.
- Not on display
- Good; slight chips from inner edge of bangle.
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Previous owner/ex-collection number: 17737 (Previous Wellcome accession number)
Previous owner/ex-collection number: 2377 (Previous Wellcome number)