Warthog ivory figure, called 'askaris' (soldier). Female figure, arms flexed, hands on breasts, no legs, ornamented with engraved circles surrounding a dot. Pierced transversely in front of the shoulders, hollow.

An01266022 001 l


Made Of
skin, warthog ivory
Type of Thing
figure, charm


Acquired From
Torday, Emil to The British Museum
By Ethnic Group


Acquired In

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