From: Algeria | Touggourt

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 29-236-5
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Algeria | Touggourt
Culture Area North Africa
Date Made 1860-1899
Section African
Materials Ivory
Iconography Hand

Small ivory hand. Fingers spread slightly apart and middle and ring fingers are bent at the outermost knuckle. Lace cuff at wrist. Hole drilled into wrist at base of hand suggests that hand is a piece to larger figure.

Per Sommerville: Hand of Fatima, Tougourt (Algeria)

Length 4.5 cm
Width 3 cm
Thickness 0.5 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 5.S - Sommerville Number | 29-221-5 - Found in Collection Number

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