Silver amulet, or cimaruta in the form of a sprig
Silver amulet, or cimaruta in the form of a sprig of rue, divided into 4 main branches, 1 bears a bud or fist, 1 a heart, 2 branches bear crescents, these two crescents are bridged by a key, with loop for suspension, worn as protection against the evil eye, Italian
- Ethnography and Folk Medicine
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- protective amulets folk medicine (protection), cimaruta, folk medicine (protection), heart, keys, moons, protective amulets
- Loan: Wellcome Trust
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