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Miscellaneous objects - Jewellery

Collection of bronze earrings and ring, Inner Niger Delta, 8th – 15th c. AD

Collection of bronze earrings and ring, Inner Niger Delta, 8th – 15th c. AD

© Musée national du Mali

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Material
Metals | Copal | Coral | Stone | Shell | Glass
Type
Jewellery
Details
Metal (copper, brass, bronze, iron, silver), copal, coral, stones (granite, quartz), shells, glass. Sculpted and/or braided. Rounded or oval pearls, in various colours, often pierced and sometimes shell-shaped or decorated with human, floral or geometric motifs.
Red List
Red List of West African Cultural Objects at Risk
Countries
Mali
Period
8th – 17th century AD