Tony Eccles

@RAMMEthnography

A museum ethnographer at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Exeter and an amateur writer. This is my personal Twitter page.

Quiz answer: Brass anklet, Awka area, Igbo nation, Eastern Nigeria, Africa. Worn in pairs by high-class women just before marriage, to show that they did not need to work. They were removed after marriage.

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Quiz answer: Brass anklet, Awka area, Igbo nation, Eastern Nigeria, Africa. Worn in pairs by high-class women just before marriage, to show that they did not need to work. They were removed after marriage.

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RAMMEthnography 2690 days ago

The anklet is 350mm in diameter and 155mm high. Design technique is called repousse, where a tool hammer-incises design onto surface.

montagfire 2691 days ago

The design on it is so fine, how did they achieve this?

Im_Listening 2707 days ago

Hello, I just saw your quiz answer now. It's beautiful. I wonder how large it is.