Headdress Mursi Culture, Ethiopia First Half Of The XXth Century

Frédéric Coridon


CategoryAfrican art, Tribal art
Period20th century
Condition Very good state

Culture Mursi, Ethiopia
First half of the 20th century
Warthog teeth, skin, iron
H .: 47; L .: 28

This head adornment consists of a strip of braided skin that is placed on top of the skull. It is embellished with side pendants made up of iron rings, two warthog teeth and braided skin fringes.
On plinth.

Photograph: Mursi warrior, Omo Valley, Ethiopia © mirco1

Text and photos © FCP CORIDON

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