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Talisman

Prayer Beads

Rosary

Object Number:29-236-25
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: 99 cm
Outside Diameter:1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:25.S - Sommerville Number
29-221-25 - Found in Collection Number

Description

95 uniform round brown wooden beads strung on a white string. Two beads are slightly larger and shaped like urns. The longest is 4.5 cm in length and shaped like an ornate table leg.

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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