Anuak necklet

Anuak necklet

Accession Number:
[Southern Sudan]
Cultural Group:
Anywaa [Anuak]
Date Made:
By 1936
Plant Seed , String?
Other Owners:
Presumably collected by Evans-Pritchard during his period of fieldwork amongst the Anuak between early March and May 1935 [RTS 18/6/2004].
Field Collector:
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
PRM Source:
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Donated 1936
Collected Date:
March - May 1935
Necklet of strung seeds of the Lango tree, which is said to have been introduced into the Sudan from Ethiopia by the Anuak.

Collected by E.E. Evans-Pritchard during his fieldwork amongst the Anuak, which took place between early March and May 1935 (E.E. Evans-Pritchard, 1940,
The Political System of the Anuak of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, p. 3).

For other examples, see 1936.10.70 and 1936.10.72.

Rachael Sparks 25/9/2005.

Primary Documentation:
Accession Book Entry [p. 410] - 1936 [insert] 10 [end insert] E. EVANS-PRITCHARD, M.A., Exeter College, Oxford. - Specimens collected by himself in the EASTERN SUDAN, while travelling with a Grant from the Rockefeller Leverhulme Trustees, viz: [p. 416] [insert] 70-72 [end insert] - [One of] 3 Necklet of strung seeds of the Lango tree (introduced by the ANUAK from Abyssinia). ANUAK.

Card Catalogue Entry - There is no further information on the catalogue card [RTS 30/1/2004].

Old Pitt Rivers Museum label - 3 necklets of seeds of the lango tree, introduced by the Anuak from Abyssinia. ANUAK, E. SUDAN. d.d. E. Evans Pritchard 1936 [rectangular metal edged tag, tied to 1936.10.70].

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