Amulet against the evil eye in the form of a fish

Made:
1801-1830

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Silver amulet worn as a protection against the evil eye, in the shape of a fish, Naples, Italy, 18th or early 19th centuries

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A641848
type:
amulet
taxonomy:
credit:
Alford, V.