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" Isigqiki"

Wooden carved headrest on a solid block that has an open square design in the middle and incisions.It belonged to Mabhengu from Emashuka, Msinga in KwaZulu-Natal.

" Isigqiki"

Wooden carved headrest on a solid block with incisions. It belonged to Mambatha from Emhlangeni in KwaZulu- Natal.

" Isigqiki"

Small wooden carved headrest with four short legs that have block incisions on them. It belonged to Mamnguni from KwaMnguni, Empangeni in KwaZulu- Natal.

" Isigqiki"

Wooden carved headrest on two solid legs that are joined together with an incisioned, carved wood in the middle. It belonged to the Ngqulunga family from NoBamba in KwaZulu- Natal.

" Isigqiki"

Wooden carved headrest on four solid legs that are separated in the middle but joined at the bottom. The headrest is decorated with a red and black painting and it belonged to Masithole Ndebele from Embelane in KwaZulu- Natal

" Ibhaxa"

Small wooden carved mat rack, known is 'Ibhaxa' with two panels joined in the middle. Each side is painted and decorated in yellow diamonds . It belonged to the Bhadasi clan from Nongoma in KwaZulu- Natal.

Bearded Apron

Bearded apron on a red cloth with words ' Guqa, Bhula, Ungagani. It belonged to the second wife in the Makhanye clan from Umbumbulu in KwaZulu- Natal.

Bearded Ornament

Large triangle bearded ornament with multicolored beards in a pattern of Euphorbia trees. It came from the Umbumbulu area in KwaZulu- Natal ad belonged to the Makhanya Clan.

" Izuva Lodeda"

Bearded necklace in multi colors, with words ' Izuva Lodeda" from  KwaMashimane in KwaZulu- Natal.

Bearded Belt

Multi colored bearded belt/ girdle with words' Mkhize, Vuka, Inhle written. It belonged to the fourth wife of Chief Zwelinjani Mkhize of Engolela in Umkomaas, KwaZulu-Natal.

Bearded Hair bands

Bearded headbands with brass buttons. They are known as ' Iminqwazo' in IsiZullu and belonged to the fifth wife of Chief Zwelinjani on Engolela in Umkomaas, KwaZulu- Natal.

" Isigqiki"

Wooden carved headrest with three solid legs that have horizontal incisions.

Beardwork Strip

Multicolored bearded strip with is part of a pregnancy apron. it is known as ' Incwayo' in IsiZulu. A zig-zag pattern can be seen and the strip came from Umbumbulu area in KwaZulu- Natal and it belonged to the Makhanya clan.

" Ulimi"

Multi colored bearded necklace for men from Enyosini area in KwaZulu- Natal.

Bearded waist coat

Modern waist coat with multicolored beards on it. It was worn by males and came from the Emtshezi/ Mbalane in KwaZulu- Natal

" Ithunga"

Wooden carved milking pail with a burnt design of a corn. It is called Ithunga in IsiZulu and it belonged to Chief Mchunu from Enhlangwini in KwaZulu- Natal.

" Ukhezo"

Wooden spoon made from Umnqongo wood with incisions on the handle and a pointed tip.

" Isigqiki"

Wooden carved headrest with three solid legs that have cross incisions. It came from the Mandeni/ Nobamba area inKwaZulu- Natal.

" Isigqiki"

Wooden carved headrest with two solid legs and a safe carved pocket at the center. It belonged to Mr. Ngema from KwaMnguni, Empangeni in



Small beer pot made out of clay, known as 'Umancishana' in IsiZulu.It has small incisions on the body and came from Phongola.


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