Hand of Fatima

Hand of Fatima n. 01 – Khamsa – Meknes, MoroccoMano di Fatima – Khamsa – Meknes, Marocco

Early 20th century. Silver, carnelian, blue enamel. Gr. 72,7. Cm. 12,7 x Cm. 7,0. The Hand is a common symbol in much of the world since prehistoric times: the hands of the Tassili rock positive and negative (southern Algeria), dating from a period between 9000 and 7000 years ago, hand-painted...