Magic Horn

This item is described by the Sierra Leone Museum catalogue as a Ju-ju necklace , it is thought to have belonged top he same warrior who wore the magic cap, accession number SLNM.1973.02.01. The records note that it had similar protective powers, rendering the wearer invisible. It is made from a small horn, or tooth, with one end bound in leather.

Further Information

  • Type: Religious/ritual equipment, charms
  • Object: Magic Horn
  • Materials: Bone, ivory, tooth, Feather, fur, hair, horn, Leather, animal skin
  • Culture Group: Limba
  • Dimensions: Unknown
  • Production Date: Pre 1973
  • Associated Places: Unknown
  • Associated People: Mr. A.B. Sesay, Freetown (Trader)
  • Museum: Sierra Leone National Museum
  • Accession Number: SLNM.1973.02.03

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