This is a single strand necklace of red and blue beads with leather front ornament decorated with four rows of beads. It is made by warriors. The ornament is coated with fat and red ochre.


  • Title: Necklace
  • Location: Kenya
  • Type: Necklace
  • Rights: National Museums of Kenya
  • Medium: Beads, Leather
  • Photographer: GibsPhotography
  • Local Name: Mbenia
  • Community: Rendille
  • Collection Date: 1969-11-25
  • Collected By: Bob Drews

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