Antique Head Adornment – TALGAMUT – Ait Imerhrane Tribe, High Atlas Morocco
Early 20th century – Silver, enamel, glass, old silver coins gr 249,3 (8.79 oz). The piece is approx. cm. 38,5 high x cm. 36,0 width (15.15″ x 14.17″). The central talisman is cm. 10,1 high x cm. 8,0 width (3.97″ x 3.14″).
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.
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