Tooled leather amuletic case on twisted leather thong, square box (oblong in section) with cross-hatched tooled decoration on front
Tooled leather amuletic case on twisted leather thong, from Sudan, c. 1890-1920. The square case, with cross-hatched tooled decoration on front, probably contains a protective charm for ward off headaches, written on paper, folded up and sealed within.
- Ethnography and Folk Medicine
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- protective amulets protective amulets folk medicine (protection), cases, folk medicine (protection), protective amulets
- Anderson, R.G.
- Loan: Wellcome Trust
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