Stone amulet of man and woman embracing

Made:
1800-1900
maker:
Unknown

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Group of various amulets, used to prevent/cure various diseases & ailments. From left to right and front to back:
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Group of various amulets, used to prevent/cure various diseases & ailments and bring good fortune. In the centre is a
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

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
Object Number:
A669594
type:
amulet
taxonomy:
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust

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