Loan Object
Photo by Johan Vipper
Photo credit: Johan Vipper

Amulet

19th century

Wood with boar tusk and rattan

10.5 x 7 x 7.5 cm (4 1/8 x 2 3/4 x 2 15/16 in.) base: 7.5 x 5.5 x 5 cm (2 15/16 x 2 3/16 x 1 15/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.387
Culture: 
Nias
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
Geography: 
Made in Nias, Indonesia
Status: 
On view*
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: B. Holland, Chicago; J. Willis, San Francisco

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