Opaque yellow pebble, amulet for pain in the knees

Made:
1880-1933

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Opaque yellow pebble, amulet for pain in the knees, obtained from a Maghraby-Moor travelling about selling charms, North African, 1880-1933

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A665261
type:
stone and folk medicine (therapy), folk medicine (therapy), stone and therapeutic amulets
credit:
Blackman