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Creator Nationality: African
Creator Name-CRT: Nigeria
Title: Armlet
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1900
Creation End Date: 2000
Creation Date: 20th century
Creation Place: Nigeria, Africa
Object Type: Costume and Jewelry
Materials and Techniques: Metal (bronze)
Dimensions: Width: 2 3/8"; diameter: 4 5/8"
Description: A heavy truncated biconical bronze armlet with a very sharp center ridge; side opening hammered together with slight opening; repeating motifs in panels on both sides of cone with vertical dividers of dots and lightly incised diagonal lines; decoration includes concentric spirals, rectangles with central sun circles and four radiating lines with dots and crosshatching inside a circle, crosses in a circle, and crescents.
AMICA Contributor: Brooklyn Children's Museum
Owner Location: Brooklyn, New York, USA
ID Number: 2001.1.19
Credit Line: Gift of an anonymous donor, 2001
AMICA ID: BCM_.2001.1.19
AMICA Library Year: 2003
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