Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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ring
  • Hausa-Fulani peoples
  • ring, 1980
  • Where object was made: Nigeria
  • bronze?
  • Object Height/Diameter: 1 x 2 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3/8 x 13/16 in
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • C2011.082
Description

Small metal ring made from a single, thin piece of metal, possibly bronze or another copper alloy. At the center of the ring both of the ends of the metal are rounded into loops. One end has just one loop and the other is longer and looped into a spiral.