Bronze Anklet – EKONDA – DR CongoBronze Anklet – EKONDA – DR Congoamazigh
18-19th century. Bronze, approx. Kg. 3,7 (130.50 oz.). Cm. 26,5 (10.43 Inches) high, cm. 12,0 (4.72 Inches) width.
Bronze forms like these were poured into a mod, then wrapped around a log to form a cylinder. They are worn with vegetable fiber protecting the leg. These anklets were recognized and used as currency, originally called ‘konga’.