Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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necklace
  • Africa
  • necklace, late 1800s–1980
  • snake bone, aluminum wire, metal
  • Object Diameter: 17 cm
    Object Diameter: 6 11/16 in
  • Gift of Alois Fabian
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3290
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Description

The single strand is made of small vertebrae and each vertebrae is seated into the adjacent vertebra on either side. They are strung on wire and there is a silver metal barrel clasp.