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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Culture: Tuareg

Amulet

early 20th century

Brass and leather

Overall (with leather necklace): 9.5 x 1.5 x 43 cm (3 3/4 x 9/16 x 16 15/16 in.), amulet only: 9 x 7 x 1.5 cm (3 9/16 x 2 3/4 x 9/16 in.)
Gift of Labelle Prussin, Ph.D. 1973
2007.199.15
Geography: 
Country North Africa, Niger
Culture: 
Tuareg, Islamic
Classification: 
Jewelry
Status: 
On view
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2007–June 30, 2008,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2008): 167–68, ill.

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