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Ethnological Museum of Berlin Nordafrika, West- und Zentralasien [III B 424]

Amulett (Talisman)

http://www.smb-digital.de/eMuseumPlus?service=ImageAsset&module=collection&objectId=184930&resolution=superImageResolution#2574 (Ethnologisches Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin CC BY-NC-SA)
Provenance/Rights: Ethnologisches Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Martin Franken (CC BY-NC-SA)

Description

Talisman. "chumissa chudia = Kleine Hand aus Silber wird Judenkindern zum Schutz gegen den bösen Blick ans Käppchen geheftet." (Kk.)
Erhaltungszustand: Gut KB-10/2

Bereits in der Antike erscheint in der jüdischen Kunst das Bild der Hand. Sie symbolisiert die Allmacht Gottes. In Marokko war "Chamsa" das Symbol zur Abwehr der Bösen Mächte.

Angaben zur Herkunft:
Max von Quedenfeldt (1851 - 18.9.1891), Sammler
Marokko (Land/Region)
Marrakesch (Stadt)
Juden (Glaubensgemeinschaft)

Material/Technique

Silber

Measurements

Länge x Breite x Tiefe: max 2,7 x 4 x 0,2 cm

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Object from: Ethnological Museum of Berlin

The Ethnologisches Museum (Ethnological Museum) evolved from the collections of the royal cabinets of art and since its foundation in 1873 has become ...

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[Last update: 2019/03/22]

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