Accession No

Z 25486


Description

A brass hairpin. The handle is long and flat with serrated edges. It is decorated with patterns formed form lines, circles and dots. The shaft of the pin is long and narrow; the end has broken away and is missing. The reverse of the object is undecorated.


Place

Africa; West Africa; Nigeria; Edo State; Uzebba [Ijeba]


Period


Source

Thomas, Northcote Whitridge [field collector]; Bevan, Anthony Ashley (Prof.) [monetary donor]


Department

Anth


Reference Numbers

Z 25486


Cultural Affliation

Edo; Yekhee


Material

Metal; Brass


Local Term


Measurements

18mm x 2mm x 177mm


Events

Description (Physical description)
Brass hair pin (the end is broken) with 'serrated' edges round the top, and incised pattern on 1 side. cf Ijeba Z 12687; ? Ijeba Z 25484 A-B.

Event Date 12/6/2000
Author: maa


Description (Physical description)
Object shows traces of old bronze disease.
Event Date 16/5/2001
Author: Katrina Dring


Context (Related Documents)
See E 1910.118 and E 1913.3 records for further details about the Thomas Collection from Nigeria.
Event Date 7/5/2001
Author: maa


Description (Physical description)
A brass hairpin. The handle is long and flat with serrated edges. It is decorated with patterns formed form lines, circles and dots. The shaft of the pin is long and narrow; the end has broken away and is missing. The reverse of the object is undecorated.
Event Date 23/9/2021
Author: Annie Tomkins


FM:125506

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