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Fine Tuareg Leather Bag – Niger

Camel leather. The bag is cm. 39,0 high x cm. 30,5 width (15.35” x 12.01”). The Tuareg people inhabit a large area, covering almost all the middle and western Sahara and the north-central Sahel. They are probably descended from the ancient Libyan people of the kingdom of the Garamantes, described by Herodotus. Tuareg are mostly nomads. For over two...

Old Tuareg Hoggar Talisman – TERAOUT – Algeria

Tribal metal on iron sheet, copper decorations. gr. 101,2 (3.57 oz.); cm. 25,5 high x cm. 20,5 width (10.04” x 8.07"). A genuine and old Taraout from Tuareg Hoggar, Algeria. These rare elaborate talismans were worn by women of noble birth. The Tuareg people inhabit a large area, covering almost all the middle and western Sahara and the north-central Sahel. They...