Bone Workshop

African handicraft

A highly decorated object of unknown purpose from Kano, Nigeria, made from an artiodactyla–metapodial.

All sorts of useful and decorative things like cuttlery, candle holders, jewelry, etc. are made of bone in Kenya showing a typical wax-dyed decoration. On the right are two spice-boxes made from Humeri available at the Knochenarbeit-online-shop, Germany.

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