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One of a pair of wooden earplugs.
Height: 1 centimetres
Width: 11.30 centimetres (both)
Depth: 1 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Register 1959:
a: Another similar [to Am1959,10.29a].
b: Another similar [to Am1959,10.29a].
All collected by Donor from Akwë-Shavante Indians, Mato Grosso [,] Rio das Montes Region [,] BRAZIL.
These may be made from any wood and are worn by all Shavante males from the time of the beginning of their initiation ceremony.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number