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Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Museum of Natural History - Ethnology | 22-5 | Provenience: Africa, N. Nigeria, Bornu Province | People or Culture: Kanuri | Object: Prayer beads | Material: Wood, string, leather | Description: The prayer beads are round brown wooden beads, strung on a string. There are 105 beads. At regular intervals, there are two larger carved beads and three black leather pieces kept on the string with a piece of brown leather and ending in brown leather knots. The beads begin and end at carved bead, twice as long as the other carved beads, from which strings protrude ending in two red wooden beads. Acc. Coll.: Probably from N. Africa or Near East. | Dimensions: (in cm.) Length- 88.0. | Collection: Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Ronald Cohen, May 15, 1972. [LEFT MARGIN] A | ENT | 257259 | Field No. | Neg. No. 57 | Acc. 3185 [BACK] [PHOTOGRAPH]Catalog Number: 257259.nosubDescription: prayer beadsMaterials: wood, string, leatherCultural Attribution: KanuriAccession Number:  Cohen, Ronald and Mrs. (Gift)Accession Year:Collector/Source: Cohen, Ronald and Mrs., Cohen, Ronald and Mrs.EMu IRN: 1165720GUID: f14c4163-d54b-4b4e-8d42-f5cd3e4f1aa9
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