Turkana Earrings SB.1.80

SB.1.80

Pair of earrings

Earrings. Turkana. Kenya. No 69. XII.A.22. Original list: "Turkana. Earring. Copper. Man, girl". Pair of copper alloy earrings, shaped in the shape of leaves and provided in the upper part with a hook for their insertion in the ears. These elements were shaped from a laminated brass (or copper, for the smaller of the two) cable, previously wound in a spiral. See "A Turkana gil" in A. Fedders, C. Salvadori. 1980: 75. See "Brass 'aparaparat' (earrings) worn on west side of Lake" in Donovan. 2004: 102.

Category: Earrings

Material: Metal in copper alloy

Location: Kenya

Dimensions in Centimeters:

Length: 6

Width: 4

Height: .5

Other dim .: Full code list: W: 4 H: 6

Stéphane Brosset Collection Museum

Turkana Earrings SB.1.80

SB.1.80

Pair of earrings

Earrings. Turkana. Kenya. No 69. XII.A.22. Original list: "Turkana. Earring. Copper. Man, girl". Pair of copper alloy earrings, shaped in the shape of leaves and provided in the upper part with a hook for their insertion in the ears. These elements were shaped from a laminated brass (or copper, for the smaller of the two) cable, previously wound in a spiral. See "A Turkana gil" in A. Fedders, C. Salvadori. 1980: 75. See "Brass 'aparaparat' (earrings) worn on west side of Lake" in Donovan. 2004: 102.

Category: Earrings

Material: Metal in copper alloy

Location: Kenya

Dimensions in Centimeters:

Length: 6

Width: 4

Height: .5

Other dim .: Full code list: W: 4 H: 6

Stéphane Brosset Collection Museum