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unknown Kru
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Manilly or Nitien (Currency or Amulet)

Late19th century - Early 20th century
Copper Alloy

2.05 x 9.06 x 9.06 in. (5.207 x 23.012 x 23.012 cm)
Gift of Jane Martin, Class of 1953

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2016.14.132
Geography: Africa, Liberia, Coastal South Eastern Liberia
Classification: Ceremonial and Performance Artifacts; Ritual Objects
Culture/Nationality: Kru, Liberian, West African, African
Collection: Jane Martin Collection

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