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Beaded Amulet

mid-20th century

Beads, reeds, grass, coins, and thread

7 1/16 x 3 15/16 x 2 3/8 in. (17.94 x 10 x 6.03 cm) beaded straps: 13 3/4 in. (34.93 cm)
Gift of David E. Apter, HON. 1969
2008.189.6
Culture: 
Lugbara
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Geography: 
Made in Lugbara, Uganda
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

David E. Apter donated to Yale University Art Gallery in 2008

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2009,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 124.

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