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mojo, magic, amulets & talismans

mojo, magic, amulets & talismans

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Heart amulet with human head Period: New Kingdom or Ramesside Period Dynasty: Dynasty 18 or 21–22 Date: ca. 1550–710 B.C. Geography: From Egypt

Zambia | Witchdoctor's charm from the Lozi people of Kalabo, Western Province, Zambia | Horn, fiber, feathers, calabash, gum, abrus seeds and grass | ca. 1965 or earlier.

focus-damnit: “New Guinea, Medicine Bag -Mid 20th century. Various organic materials. ”

Jammu: focus-damnit: New Guinea, Medicine Bag -Mid 20th...

Etruscan Votive Statuette Terracotta 400-300 BC Worshippers with physical ailments appeased the gods with small terracotta models of the afflicted body part. These models were presented with a prayer, which was either a request for healing, or a post-cure expression of gratitude. Religion and medicine were closely linked in the ancient world.

“Among many indigenous peoples, the stones are the most revered spirits. In fact, the most ancient memories are attributed to the stones as the stones are among the oldest beings on the planet.”

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Babylonian Protective Amulet - c. 1000-600 BCE.

serendipitous finds

Tuareg Gri Gri with Compas Cross, Agadez Leather

RESERVED FOR B Tuareg Gri Gri with Compas Cross by TuaregJewelry

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.