Egg shell

Item

Title

Egg shell

Creator

Creator Unrecorded

Subject

Ear Ornament
Ornament

Description

Egg shell in stages of completion towards a string of carved discs, probably worn around the neck or the wrists:1. Drilled
2. Drilled and rounded
3. Drilled, rounded and lukular greased
4. Boken shell ready to be carved
[FHM21/06/2019]

Publisher

Making African Connections

Date

c.1930

Type

PhysicalObject

Format

Ostrich; Eggshell; Bird
Beadwork

Identifier

ETH.ANG2.965
A36/965

Source

The Powell-Cotton Museum
Antoinette and Diana Powell-Cotton
1936

Coverage

Angola
Africa

Rights

© The Powell-Cotton Trust