Forehead- ornament, Halasha, in the form of a phallus cast in white metal with a ivory disc and plastic wire to attach it to the wearers forehead.

An00018312 001 l

Thing

Made Of
ivory, plastic, metal
Type of Thing
forehead-ornament
Subject
eroticism/sex
Techniques
cast

People

Acquired From
Brown, Jean to The British Museum
By Ethnic Group
Konso

Place

Found In
Ethiopia
In Gallery
G66/dc/ETH

Time

Acquired In
1972
Made
20thC

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