Grass Necklet

A necklet, or necklace, made from multiple loops of twisted grass, knotted into a circle. It was initially purchased by the Welcome Trust at an auction in 1918 and was acquired by the British Museum in 1954.

Further Information

  • Type: Body adornment, jewellery
  • Object: Grass Necklet
  • Materials: Vegetable, organic fibre
  • Culture Group: Other
  • Dimensions: 16mm [D]
  • Production Date: Pre 1954
  • Associated Places: Unknown
  • Associated People: Wellcome Historical Medical Museum
  • Museum: British Museum
  • Accession Number: BM:Af.1954.23.2384

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