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Inland Niger Delta. Bracelet, 16th century. Bronze, Diameter: 3 1/8 in. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Drs. John I. and Nicole Dintenfass, 1989.173.5. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.1989.173.4_1989.173.5_print_bw.jpg)
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Bronze bracelet, quartered on the outer surface by indented areas. Between these areas on the outer surface, the metal is striated with incised parallel lines. The inner surface is smooth and unbroken. Although similar to bronze bracelet 1989.173.4 , this bracelet is more crudely executed and has slightly larger diameter. Condition; Corroded. A gouge occurs next to one of the quartering devices.
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