An intricate bracelet of twisted copper alloy wire (ubusenga). Copper was made available via the coastal Thonga who traded with Europeans at Delagoa Bay (Mozambique).

Object Summary

Museum Number 152/2000/8/9
Simple Name bracelet
Full Name bracelet
Common Name bracelet
Production country South Africa
Material copper alloy
Collection class Personal ornament
Collection continent Africa
Collection area/region S
Production continent Africa
Production date Unknown
Production year high 2000
Cultural group Zulu