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Object Number:29-236-81
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hebrew
Provenience: Algeria
Locus: Bedouin Camp
Section:African
Materials:Tin
Length: 8 cm
Width: 6.3 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:81.S - Sommerville Number
29-96-279 - Old Museum Number

Description

Tin phylactery with black ink "81/S" Contains rectangular piece of paper with indecipherable writing. Removed and xeroxed by R. A. Kraft 9/21/73. Small portion damaged in removal. Long cord attached. Per Sommerville 29-221 lists: Tin Talisman - from Bedouin Camp


Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1901. Sands of Sahara.. Philadelphia. J. B. Lippincott Company. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 156View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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