Old Berber Temporal Decoration – Jebel Bani Mountains, South Morocco
1960′. Shells, moroccan coins (Empire Cherifien), braided leather. Gr. 146,8 (6.18 oz.); cm. 17,5 high x cm. 10,0 width (6.89″ x 3.94″).
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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