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Turkana necklace SB.1.82

Turkana necklace SB.1.82: Necklace  Ornamental necklace / apron. Turkana. Kenya. No. 20. XII.A.27. Original list: “Turkana. Necklace. Leather, beads. Woman, girl” Ornamental apron formed by two large skin bands, punctuated by large white discs made of glass beads. The strip which is worn on the front is longer than that which is placed on the back. Some discs contain a red trapezoid pattern. Necklaces of this type were worn by young Turkana girls. See “A Turkana girl” in A. Fedders, C. Salvadori. 1980: 75 See VA: 178  Category (s) Necklace  Material (s) Cuir. Glass beads [Leather, beads: glass]  Location (s) Kenya  Centimeter Size (s)  Length: 107  Width: 13  Height: .8  Other dim .: Full code list: W: 0.8, H: 107, L: 13

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