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Talisman

Object Number:29-236-18
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Algeria
Touggourt
Culture Area: North Africa
Date Made: 1860-1899
Early Date: 1860
Late Date: 1899
Section:African
Materials:Leather
Stone
Outside Diameter:1.5 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:18.S - Sommerville Number
29-221-18 - Other Number

Description

Wide flat brown leather strap bracelet which is tied together in a knot at the end. Attached to the strap is an undecorated brown stone bead which is shaped like a kidney bead but slightly wider at the bottom. The bead is attached to the leather by a thin loop of metal which is stuck to the top of the bead.

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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