Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Ndebele peoples
  • anklet, late 1900s–1982
  • Where object was made: Transvaal Province, Union of South Africa (present-day Mpumalanga province, South Africa)
  • copper, incising
  • Object Diameter: 11 cm
    Object Diameter: 4 5/16 in
  • Gift of Reinhild Janzen
  • On view: Marshall Balcony, 404, C3
  • 2007.3378
Label Text

The ends of the narrow copper anklet meet. The anklet is flattened at the top and bottom. The rounded sides are decorated with incised diagonal lines with a small tree-like design and diamonds.