Human Relations Area Files

Cultural information for education and research

Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Catalog Number Km-170
Object Name Ornament, Ear
Description Wood stick with carved, pointed ends; tied to one end is a string that is securing multiple strands of green, white, and clear beads; each strand has one nutshell at the end with a feather.

Labeled as "Ky-170" on tag
Collection Francis L. Black Amazonian Artifacts Collection
Collector Francis L. Black
Culture Mekranoti
Date 1976
Material wood, string, beads, nutshells, feather
Dimensions L-20 cm
Dimension Details Length is of the wood stick
Condition Good
Catalog date 2011-09-02
Cataloged by Jessie Cohen
Collector Description wooden plug with shaft and bead seed feather pendants
OCM Categories 301, 237