Palm nuts with cloth bag, Nigeria, 1880-1920.

Image number: 10462226

Palm nuts with cloth bag, Nigeria, 1880-1920.

Palm nuts with blue cloth bag, used by the Yoruba people for divination. The use of bones, shells and pebbles as tools of divination has remained constant in many African medical traditions.

Image number:
10462226
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
16 August 2006 10:31
Image rights:
Science Museum