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Necklace with bronze bell

Group: Bagobo
Local name: tongkaling


Bronze bell, used as an amulet
Photograph: copyright F. de Jager

Description

Bronze bell, used as an amulet. For an extensive explanation of this particular type of bells and its use, see the website on tiger bells.

Dimensions:

Length of chain: 37 cm. ; diameter bronze bell: appr. 2,7 cm.

Remarks

Ethnic group: Bagobo, and other tribes in Mindanao and Mindoro

Location: SE Mindanao



Hanunoo woman with necklace and bronze tiger bell as an amulet.
From the book 'Album of Filipino types Volume III'


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