Karamojong Ivory Fingure Ring (CMI 092)

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This is an old Gingure ring from the Karamojong people, the Karamajong are an ethnic group of agro-pastoral herders living mainly in the north-east of Uganda. Among the Karamojong, finger rings were worn by the elites in society thus a symbol of status in society.

Karamajong ivory figure rings are quite rare and often difficult to come across they were never decorated with markings and have a plain look, this ring is undoubtedly old and shows signs of age, natural abrasion, and good usage.

Material: Ivory

Condition: Good

Age:approx 55-75yrs

Origin: Uganda

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Weight 0.1 kg
Dimensions 2 × 4 × 5.5 cm