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Mali and Niger
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Westafrica, Tuareg, spindle

Tuareg spindle with stone whorl, 19th century. Length: 8.8"; whorl diameter: 1.45".

The Tuareg are a Berber people in Africa, whose settlement area extends over the Sahara Desert and the Sahel. Since centuries they live nomadic in the territory of the present countries of Mali, Algeria, Niger, Libya and Burkina Faso.







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