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Talisman

Object Number:29-236-17
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Algeria
Touggourt
Culture Area: North Africa
Date Made: 1860-1899
Early Date: 1860
Late Date: 1899
Section:African
Materials:Stone
Length: 3 cm
Outside Diameter:1.5 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:17.S - Sommerville Number
29-221-17 - Other Number

Description

Brown, undecorated stone bead shaped like a large kidney bean but wider at the top. Thin loop of metal stuck into top of bead to serve as point of attachment to some kind of strand. Top of loop of metal is broken off.

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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