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Beads Object Tag

Please find Morija Museum objects marked with / as "Beads" Object Tag
Lesira Veil

Lesira, a straw veil

Lesira is a veil usually drawn over the face of girl initiates. It is made out of straw with decorative beads. Girl initiates, smeared with …

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Belt

Belt

This belt worn by men is made of leather, possibly oxhide, and decorated with glass beads.

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Fertility Dolls

Fertility Dolls

These beaded fertility dolls were carried by barren women in the hope that they would bear children. Women treated these dolls as if they were …

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