Old Tuareg Hand of Fatima – KHOMISSAR – Mali
Shell on leather. Cm. 13,0 width x cm. 8,0 high x cm. 2,2 depht (5.12″ x 3.15″ x 0.87″). Gr. 87,0 (3.07 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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