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Talisman

Object Number:29-236-16
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Algeria
Touggourt
Culture Area: North Africa
Date Made: 1860-1899
Early Date: 1860
Late Date: 1899
Section:African
Materials:Rope
Stone
Length: 3 cm
Outside Diameter:1.5 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:16.S - Sommerville Number
29-221-16 - Other Number

Description

Thin rope bracelet tied in knot at both ends included is a brown undecorated stone bead shaped like a large kidney bean. At one end of bead, a thin loop of metal is stuck into bead to serve as a point of attachment to bracelet. Bead is detached from bracelet stand. Rope L: 27 cm.

Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1901. Sands of Sahara.. Philadelphia. J. B. Lippincott & Co. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 155View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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