Kikuyu Ring

SB.1.112

Ring

Ring. Kikuyu, Maasai. Kenya. No 76. XI.ME.2. Original list: "Kikuyu, Maasai. Ring. Aluminum. Man, chief, elder, warrior". Aluminum ring formed of a molded ring, surmounted by a stretched diamond ornament, the size of a finger and whose points are slightly curved upwards. The ornament has on its periphery two friezes engraved with diamonds and miniature circles. The center is stamped with a diamond pattern that serves as a frame for a bas-relief circle. See Similar object in A. Fisher. 1984: 62.

 

Category: ring

Material: Aluminum

Location: Kenya

Size in Centimeters:

Length: 10.5

Width: 2.5

Height: 2.5

Stéphane Brosset Collection Museum

Kikuyu Ring

SB.1.112

Ring

Ring. Kikuyu, Maasai. Kenya. No 76. XI.ME.2. Original list: "Kikuyu, Maasai. Ring. Aluminum. Man, chief, elder, warrior". Aluminum ring formed of a molded ring, surmounted by a stretched diamond ornament, the size of a finger and whose points are slightly curved upwards. The ornament has on its periphery two friezes engraved with diamonds and miniature circles. The center is stamped with a diamond pattern that serves as a frame for a bas-relief circle. See Similar object in A. Fisher. 1984: 62.

 

Category: ring

Material: Aluminum

Location: Kenya

Size in Centimeters:

Length: 10.5

Width: 2.5

Height: 2.5

Stéphane Brosset Collection Museum