Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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neck ring
  • Ndebele peoples
  • neck ring, late 1900s–1982
  • Where object was made: Transvaal Province, Union of South Africa (present-day Mpumalanga province, South Africa)
  • brass, incising
  • Object Length/Width: 14 x 11 cm
    Object Length/Width: 5 1/2 x 4 5/16 in
  • Gift of Reinhild Janzen
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3382
Label Text

The narrow brass neck ring has a wide opening. It is flattened at the top and bottom. The rounded side is decorated with incised lines and chevrons.