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Cylindrical wooden baton, reddened with 'urucú', with splits along its length
Height: 83.50 centimetres
Width: 4.50 centimetres
Depth: 5 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Register 1960:
"UM'RA ... [sic] used by the initiates at their ear-piercing ceremony".
Second consigment of a collection by the vendor from the AKWE-SHAVANTE INDIANS, RIO DAS MORTES REGION, MATO GROSSO, BRAZIL.
See also: 1959 Am10- Nos. 1-73 (pp. 18-23). Nos. 74-92 (pp. 30-31).
- Not on display
- Associated events
- Used at: Ear-piercing ceremony (Initiation Ceremony.)
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Found unregistered in collection 30/8/2019 with tag reading "DUPE of Am1960,10.20" and added to end of Am1960,10 collection.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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