Bracelet

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