In August 1870 the central barrow in a group of barrows at Upton Pyne was excavated by Reverend Kirwan.
This small vessel was excavated in 1868 from a barrow surrounded by a ditch.
These modern earrings are made out of ostrich egg shell, a popular material that was once used in making fine body ornaments.
An armlet decorated with glass beads.
A woven glass bead apron made to be worn by a young girl.
Single strand of alternate blue and white glass beads threaded onto grass fibre called muamba (boabab).
White glass beads threaded onto grass fibre (boabab).
Dark blue ringed beads threaded onto grass fibre (boabab).
Single strand of old dark blue glass beads threaded onto grass fibre (boabab).
Single strand of old blue and white glass beads that are threaded onto grass fibre (boabab).
Threaded onto grass fibre (boabab) are small white glass beads interspersed with conical wooden beads.
Necklace composed of thin slithers of scented wood threaded onto organic fibre (boabab).
Necklace consisting of multiple strands of coloured European glass seed beads.
Wide belt of woven European glass seed beads on organic thread (boabab).
Single strand of white glass beads threaded onto grass fibre (boabab).
Three lengths of multi-coloured glass beaded lengths that are looped and joined centrally.
Purchased in the 1970s, this popular item consists of round cut red bauxite beads, which originated in Ghana.
RAMM has no information about this particular item and would welcome advice from Native North Americans as to its identification and how to appropriately care for this item beyond the standard context of museum care (e.
One of a pair of dance armbands.
Maasai style wide beaded wire collar.
This kinyatta was usually given to girls just after clitoridectomy by their mothers but can be worn by both girls and young married women and young men.
An S-twist chain is very typical of the Kamba.
A corset worn by women under their clothes after the birth of a child to hold their stomachs in.