Pair Berber Head Adornments – Jebel Bani Mountains, South Moroccoamazigh
Mid 20th century. Old moroccan coins (5 Francs Empire Cherifien), old glass beads, resin bead, button, metal chains. Cm. 26,0 high x cm. 6,0 width (10.24″ x 2.36″); grams 165,8 (5.85 oz.).
The Imazighen (singular Amazigh) also known as the Berbers are among the original peoples of North Africa. Their myths. Legends and history span 9,000 years, back to the Proto-Mediterraneans. They have achieved unity by keeping up their unique language and culture which are, like their land, both African and Mediterranean.