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

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[Source - Chloe Rushovich for FHYA, 2018, using Msunduzi materials:
Addisionele Inligting: Vir die smeltery die Zulu smede die hout van die isifika barim gebruik. Dit is nie n karse hout nie maar dit maak n baie warm vuur.
Onderweros Hoof/de: Volkekunde
Spesifieke Naam/Titel: Armband
Aanwinsno: DSS104
Datum: 20/03/83
Loan No. Tydelike/Leningsno:
Ras: Zoeloe
Volksnaam/Skrywer Medeling: Izingxotha isungo
Oorsprong: N. Natal
Vindplek: Moordplaas of omgewing
Materiaal: Geel koper
Metode van Vervaardering/Tegniek: Mens gemaak
Funksie: Versiering
Mate: Omtrek 425mm. Dikte omsnee 60mm
Kleur: Koper kleur
Verdere Beskrywing: n Swaar ronde bo-armband 40mm gaping tussen punte
Geskiedenis: Deur n Zulu smit gemaak
Toestand: Goed
Aanskaffing: Uit Ds. P. P. Stander se versameling. Hy het dit of gekoop ofas geskenk gekry moontlik van Mnr. Paul Bester. Een is gevind in die nzololo rivier toe sand gesif word vir die sendingstasie vloere (1949 - 19-)]

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[Source - Translated from Afrikaans into English by Athos Rushovich for FHYA, 2018, using Msunduzi materials:
Additional Information: Zulu blacksmiths used the wood from the Isifika tree for smelting, it is not a hard wood, but it makes a very hot fire
Subject Headings: Ethnology
Specific Name/Title: Arm bands
Accession No.: DSS104
Date: 20/03/83
Temp/Loan No:
Race: Zulu
Indiginous[sic] Name/Author Statement: Izingxotha isungo
Origin: Northern Natal
Location: Vicinity of Moordplaas
Material: Yellow copper
Method of Manufacture/Technique: Manmade
Function: Decoration
Measurements: Diameter 425mm, thickness diameter 60mm
Colour: Copper
Further Description: A heavy upper arm band with a 40 mm gap between ends
History: Made in a Zulu smith
Condition: Good
Acquisition: From the collection of Pastor PP Stander. Either bought or received as a gift, possibly from Mr Paul Bester. Found in the Nzololo river, while sand was being sieved for the Mission Station floors. 1949 - 1974]

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