View DSS84 - Beads and Crown Jewels (view 2)

Open original Digital object

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Beads and Crown Jewels (view 2)

General material designation

  • Object

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

  • Source of title proper: Chloe Rushovich for FHYA using Msunduzi Museum materials

Level of description


Reference code


Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area


Physical description area

Physical description

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Custodial history

Scope and content

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition


Language of material

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Creative Commons License: CC BY-NC-ND

Unless otherwise stated the copyright of all material on the FHYA resides with the contributing institution/custodian.

Finding aids

Associated materials

Related materials


General note


[Source - Chloe Rushovich for FHYA, 2018, using Msunduzi materials:
Addisionele Inligting: Kenners meen die krale is van verskeie waarskynlik ingevoer deur die Portugese en deur die Engelse handelaars van Natal aan die Zoeloes verkoop of verruil. Het moontlik aan die Koninginne behoort.
Onderweros Hoof/de: Vowkekunde
Title Spesifieke Naam/Titel: Krale-Kroonjuwele
Aanwinsno: DSS84
Datum: 05/01/83
Ras: Zoeloe
Volksnaam/Skrywer Medeling: Umgexe wamaqanda, basho owendlovukazi
Oorsprong: Verskeie
Vindplek: Umgewing van Moorsplaas, N. Natal
Materiaal: Glas
Metode van Vervaardering/Tegniek: Fabriek
Funksie: Verseering
Mate: Van 17 mm tot 64 mm in omtrek
Kleur: Rooi - wit, groen, swart, blou
Verdere Beskrywing: 14 verskillende tipes krale op een string; 2 groot rooies - gebreek en met wit binne; 2 kleiner groen krale ook stukkend; 2 swart krale; 2 lig groen krale - stukkend; 1 blou krale; 2 rooies; 2 klein groenies
Toestand: Party goed, party stukkend
Aanskaffing: Uit versameling van Ds. P. Stander destyds van Dingaanstat sending stasie 1949-1974. Uit versameling van wyk Mnr. Paul. Bestuurde destyds van Moordplaas was in ǹ kleipot wat oopgespoel het.]

Attributions and conjectures:

[Source - Translated from Afrikaans into English by Athos Rushovich for FHYA, 2018, using Msunduzi materials:
Additional Information: Experts are of the opinion that the beads are from varying origins and are likely to have been imported by Portuguese and English traders and were sold to or traded with the Zulus. Possibly owned by the Queens
Subject Heading/s:
Specific Name/Title: Beads and Crown Jewels
Accession No.: DSS84
Date: 05/01/83
Temp/Loan No.:
Race: Zulu
Indiginous[sic] Name/Author Statement: Umgexe wamaqanda, basho owendlovukazi
Origin: Various
Location: Vicinity of Moordplaas, Northern Natal
Material: Glass
Method of Manufacture/Technique: Fabricated
Function: Decoration
Measurements: Between 17mm and 64mm in diameter
Colour: Red, white, green, black, blue
Further Description: 14 different types of beads on one string; 2 large red ones, broken, with a white interior; 2 smaller green beads, also broken; 2 black beads; 2 light green beads, broken; 1 blue one; 2 red ones; 3 small green ones
Condition: Some in good condition, others broken
Acquisition: From the collection of Pastor P Stander, at the time, resident of Dingaan Street Mission Station (1949 – 1974). A clay pot that washed up was acquired from the collection of Mr Paul van Wyk , who was, at the time, the manager of Moordplaas]

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules or conventions


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language of description

Script of description


Digital object (Master) rights area

Digital object (Reference) rights area

Digital object (Thumbnail) rights area

Accession area

Material contributed by members of the public

Building an archive is a collective endeavour. Please help us grow the FHYA knowledge base.

If you want to add information to this page you can insert a hyperlink, add files and/or text to the box below.

In the case of material relevant to the FHYA as a whole please upload information HERE.

The FHYA does not vet this material but reserves the right to remove anything deemed to be racist, homophobic, sexist or otherwise offensive. Everything on the FHYA is licensed under a Creative Commons CC BY-NC-ND licence.

To make a contribution you must be a registered user. To register an account, click here. Note that after registration you will not be automatically redirected to this page.

If you have already registered but are not logged in, log in here.

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres