Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Southern Nguni peoples
  • daybook, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Union of South Africa (present-day South Africa)
  • wood
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 30.5 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 12 x 1 3/4 x 1 in
  • Gift of Marshall Lamer
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0895

This is a stick with a tightly curved end displaying notches. The notches are used for counting or keeping track.