Tin hamsa amulet Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
Item 1981.060T
Level of Description
Item

Dates

  • 19th - 20th century (Creation)

Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    Hamsa (hand) form, suspended by loop at top, with star of David in center.  Hebrew inscription of the priestly blessing on fingers and "zion" in center.  [The inscription and the hamsa were considered potent forces against the "evil eye"].  Near Eastern, tin, 2.5" (height), 1.5" (width)

Instances

  • Type
    Digital Object
    Link to Record
    Tin hamsa amulet
  • Type
    Text
    Container 1 Type
    Box
    Container 1 Indicator
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