Kenga Armlets – African Currency – Chadamazigh
20th century. Bronze. Cm. 14,3 high (5.62”) x cm. 15,0 width (5.90″). Gr. 923,5 (32.57 oz.). These sculptural armlets were used as currency. The Kenga are part of the Guera-Naba of Chad people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Chad. For a similar example see page 69 of “A World of Bracelets” by Anne Van Cutsem.