Where do you think these Kola beads came from? What could they have been used for? Do you think they were decorative, edible, or used in a ritual?
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Answer: These Kola beads came from western Africa and were used for ritual purposes. They would be dispersed onto a a plate such as this hand-carved wooden tray and the Shaman or religious leader of the tribe would read the kola beads- similar to how someone might read tea leaves to predict the future.