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mojo, magic, amulets & talismans

mojo, magic, amulets & talismans

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Babylonian Protective Amulet - c. 1000-600 BCE.

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Tuareg Gri Gri with Compas Cross, Agadez Leather

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Chokwe Ngombo Ya Kusekula (Divination Basket), Angola

Unknown, possibly Bering Sea Artist Ten Miniature Amulets, n.d.

Amulet in the shape of a fish: Datation New Kingdom? Between 1150 and 1069 BC provenance Nubia area Egypt period 2000-1000 BC -

Inuit - amulet in shape of seal

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Elamite Dog Amulet of the goddess Gula, Circa 3rd Millennium BC

Africa | Tuareg Bella talisman from Niger | ca. 1970s | Silver on leather ||

Tuareg Bella Talisman – Niger

Africa | In Gall 'cross' from the Tuareg people of Niger | Silver, red glass. Koranic inscriptions |

Tuareg Cross – IN GALL – Niger

Iraq | Woman or child's protective amulet necklace from the Kurdish people of Süleimaniye | Early 20th century | Silver

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Smudging, a ritual to remove negativity, is the common name given to the Sacred Smoke Bowl Blessing, a powerful Native American cleansing technique....

Smudge to Get Rid of Negative Energy


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Mali | Talisman from the Dogon people | Leather, shell and bronze sun made using the lost wax method


Large Turtle Shell Medicine Pouch with Sun design painted in gold with red beads on the back. R.Neganigwane (Pheasant); artwork J.Jacko. Visit our site for more Medicine Pouches

Large Turtle Shell Medicine Pouch - sun 1

Dogon amulet

Stone votive relief of an eye, Cypriot, 4th or 3rd century BCE

Mesopotamian Stone Spectacle Idol, c. 3000 BCE. The architectonic base of rectangular form with rounded edges, decorated with reed houses with characteristic arching doorways, band of zigzags and chevrons above, the "eyes" on a long conical-shaped neck.

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'Fums up' lucky charm. 'The 'Fums up' lucky charm was a popular trinket given to servicemen, usually by their sweethearts. The head is made from wood so its owner would "touch wood" for good luck.

The story goes that this amber bear amulet was found in 1887 in a peat bog near Slupsk, a city in northern Poland. The amber bear is believed to be from the Neolithic period and was dated between 1700 and 650 BC.

This 3000 Year Old Amulet Kind of Looks Like a Gummy Bear

Africa | Two bone pendants from Ethiopia | Early 1900s

"This may be a 17th C charmstone of the kind represented in the collections of the NMS, where round crystals are found set in silver on a chain for dipping into liquids as charms against disease, see Hugh Cheape, Charms against witchcraft in Goodare and Martin and Miller, Witchcraft and belief in early modern Scotland . Meaney suggests these balls were frequently complemented with a sieve-spoon and were mostly found in female burials. Source: British Museum"