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Talisman

Prayer Beads

Rosary

Object Number:29-236-26
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Algeria
Culture Area: North Africa
Date Made: 1860-1899
Early Date: 1860
Late Date: 1899
Section:African
Materials:Wood
String
Length: 24 cm
Outside Diameter:1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:26.S - Sommerville Number
29-221-26 - Found in Collection Number
CG2016-1-5 - Associated Object Number

Description

19 uniform round brown wooden beads strung on a white string. One bead is 4.5 cm long and thin shaped like an ornate table leg. This bead is made from the same material as the others. CCG2016-1-5 is a bag of loose and partially strung beads which probably come from this rosary.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Africa Galleries: From Maker To Museum (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1901. Sands of Sahara.. Philadelphia. J. B. Lippincott & Co. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 154View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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