Antique Snake Vertebrae Beads from Nigeria

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$180.00 
SKU: BAFR520_C
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Antique strand of dried snake vertebrae from Nigeria; used by local shaman (regionally called Babaaláwo by most and Nganga by some) in "strong power" magic. 28" strand of naturally interlocking beads; approximately 5mm x 7mm and for the most part in excellent condition (with a few broken beads, see photos). Old snake bone from the early 1900s.