Stone amulet of man and woman embracing

Made:
1800-1900 in South America
Stone amulet Stone amulet of man and woman embracing (amulet) Stone amulet of man and woman embracing (amulet)

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Stone amulet
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Stone amulet, of man and woman embracing said to promote domestic felicity, from upper plateau of Andean Cordilleras, Bolivan, 1800-1900

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A669594
Materials:
stone
Measurements:
overall: 27 mm x 16 mm x 12 mm, .006 kg
type:
amulet
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust