Old Berber Head Adornment – Tunisia – Rare Item
Early to mid 20th century. Silver, coral, shell fragments, glass beads, incense resin. 54,2 (1.91 oz). The piece is approx. cm. 13,5 width x cm. 4,5 high (5.31″ x 1.77″).
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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