Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Mauro Magliani
Ornamental fibulas (mraya)
Beni Sbih, Vallée du Drâa , Morocco
Silver, cast, engraved, and enameled
L: 75; W: 6.5 cm
The Zeyde Schulmann Collection in the Israel Museum
Accession number: B64.12.3978
 
 
The breast-like pendants suspended from the fibulae contained amulets or perfumed substances.


Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir