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Amulet

Object Name:
hatumere
Maker:
Limba artist  Search this
Medium:
Paper, colored inks
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 46 x 14 x 1.1 cm (18 1/8 x 5 1/2 x 7/16 in.)
Type:
Book and Manuscript
Geography:
Sierra Leone
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Writing  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Simon Ottenberg
Object number:
2003-13-5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7b2ee735f-8281-4aef-a0d0-3b1ef8e6563b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2003-13-5

Amulet vessel

Maker:
Mende artist  Search this
Medium:
Ram's horn, silver, silver alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11.5 x 17 x 4.3 cm (4 1/2 x 6 11/16 x 1 11/16 in.)
Type:
Jewelry
Geography:
Sierra Leone
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
Writing  Search this
Female use  Search this
Tobacco  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of William Siegmann in memory of Roy Sieber
Object number:
2012-11-3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys728376a63-8128-4645-891f-5800674d632a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2012-11-3
Online Media:

Old Testament In Arabic

Collector:
John S. Brooks  Search this
Donor Name:
Ms. Candace Brown  Search this
Length:
13 cm
Width:
8 cm
Height:
1.3 cm
Culture:
Not Given  Search this
Object Type:
Manuscript
Place:
Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
7 Nov 2005
Collection Date:
Late 1850s
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
2029672
USNM Number:
E432141-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3b8272635-ebe1-4084-8c98-379b518d60bc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8938443
Online Media:

Old Testament In Arabic

Collector:
John S. Brooks  Search this
Donor Name:
Ms. Candace Brown  Search this
Length:
13 cm
Width:
8.2 cm
Height:
1.4 cm
Culture:
Not Given  Search this
Object Type:
Manuscript
Place:
Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
7 Nov 2005
Collection Date:
Late 1850s
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
2029672
USNM Number:
E432142-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3611334b0-7d1b-4cb4-8667-1a6588a009db
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8938444
Online Media:

Tunic

Collector:
Dr. Labelle Prussin  Search this
Donor Name:
Dr. Labelle Prussin  Search this
Length - Shoulder To Bottom Hem:
73 cm
Width - Bottom Hem:
27.5 cm
Width - Across Shoulders:
77.5 cm
Object Type:
Tunic
Place:
Bafodea, Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
24 Nov 2000
Collection Date:
1980
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
420734
USNM Number:
E431607-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3145d0b2c-b435-48f9-a225-fe9fb0fa6726
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8501987
Online Media:

MS 2008-18 Two amulets collected in Bafodea, Sierra Leone

Collector:
Prussin, Labelle  Search this
Extent:
2 Sheets (59 x 40 centimeters and 33 x 22 centimeters, colored inks)
Culture:
Limba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sheets
Place:
Sierra Leone -- Arabic scripts
Date:
1979
Scope and Contents:
Two amulets (called "hatumere" by the Fulbe and "sebe" by the Mande) collected by Labelle Prussin in Bafodea, Sierra Leone in 1979. One is a copy that Labelle Prussin had made of an amulet inscribed in Arabic. The original amulet was later collected by Simon Ottenberg and is now in the collections of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art. The other amulet is an Arabic inscribed sheet of paper previously mounted over the lintel of the entrance to the Chief's house in Bafodea.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2008-18
Other Archival Materials:
Original amulet that Simon Ottenberg collected is at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art.
Topic:
Amulets  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2008-18, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2008-18
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3ce3b36d0-6f8a-439e-baa1-7116c54e3090
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2008-18
Online Media:

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