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Turkoman Gilded Silver Amulet – Tumar and Bozbend – Central Asia

Late 19th - early 20th century. Gilded Silver, 12 carnelian eye-shaped beads. Cm. 9,7 high x cm. 13,3 wide (3.81" x 5.23"). Gr. 75,9 (2.67 oz.). This amulet, in the shape of a triangle, or Tumar, was worn on the chest; the cylindrical tube, or Bozbend, would have held [...]