Silver amulet and cimaruta, in the form of a sprig
Silver amulet and cimaruta, in the form of a sprig of rue, divided into 5 branches, 2 of which bear buds, 1 a hand making the manofica sign, 1 a moon and 1 a key, worn as protection against the evil eye, with loop for suspension, possibly 18th century, Italian
- Ethnography and Folk Medicine
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- protective amulets, folk medicine (protection), cimaruta, folk medicine (protection), hands, keys, manofica, moons, protective amulets, rue
- Loan: Wellcome Trust
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