Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Married woman's necklace (mpooro engorio)
Early 20th century
Rendille people, Kenya
Doum palm fiber, glass and beads, hide, ochre pigment
Diam: 40 cm
Gift of the Drs. Igor and Erica Mann Collection, Nairobi, Kenya
Accession number: B02.1182

Beauty and Sanctity: the Israel Museum at 40. A Series of Exhibitions Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Zalmona, Yigal, 2006

Beyond the Eye of the Beholder: Ideals of Human Beauty in Africa and the Americas, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 01/03/2005 - 17/01/2006

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir