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Armlet / Currency – Bronze Manilla – Mongo – Congo DRC


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Currency bars such as this were highly prized in Western Africa from 1600-1900. The style and make of this kind of bar was indigenous to most western African tribes, and was utilized not only as jewelry, but basically as portable wealth or currency!

Object Armlet / Currency
Ethnic group: Mongo
Country: DR Congo
Material: Bronze
Period: First half 20th century
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 14x6x10 cm
Weight: 1000 gram
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear


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