Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Oleg Kalashnikov
Tawq-u-khoratah amulet
Sana'a, Yemen
Early 20th century
Iron hoop; silver coins, coral, glass and mother-of-pearl beads sewn onto a pouch filled with talismanic materials
Diam: 13 cm
Carl Rathjens Collection, on permanent loan from Salman Schocken, Tel Aviv
Accession number: L-B03.0023
 
 


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