Beautiful Large Tuareg Hand of Fatima – KHOMISSAR – Mali
Shell on leather. Cm. 12,0 width x cm. 9,5 high (4.72″ x 3.74″). Gr. 79,4 (2.80 oz).
The Khomissar, in the form of a stylized hand, is believed to ward off the evil eye and, being made of shells, doubles as a fertility symbol.
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