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This necklace is made of black seeds of SOSURWO tree threaded on a single wire. The seeds of the plant are usually obtained when girls are initiated. The seeds are worn around the neck immediately when girls come out of seclusion.

Details

  • Title: Necklace
  • Date Created: 1973
  • Location: Kenya
  • Type: Necklace
  • Rights: National Museums of Kenya
  • Medium: Seeds, Beads
  • Photographer: Gibsphotography
  • Local Name: Kariba Kimaget
  • Community: Endo
  • Collection Date: 1976-08-01
  • Collected By: J.Kasagam

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