ITEM 40063

Naga Hairpin with Etched Human Figures

Naga people, India
19th Early 20th Century
Bone
8.5 in / 22 cm
$1800

This inscribed bone hair ornament would be used to display status and identity. It features a pair of human figures that could represent ancestors or vanquished warriors from a headhunting raid.

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