mojo, magic, amulets & talismans

mojo, magic, amulets & talismans

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Africa | Talisman from Liberia | Leather and snake skin

Talisman - 2003-63-138 | Penn Museum Collections

Women Shamans "DOGU" which were discovered in remains of Aomori. Jomon-era. BC.3,500 - BC.2,500. Aomori Japan. talisman

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Power Figure: Male (Nkisi) Date: 19th–mid-20th century Geography: Democratic Republic of the Congo Culture: Kongo peoples Medium: Wood, pigment, nails, cloth, beads, shells, arrows, leather, nuts, twine Dimensions: H. 23 1/8 x D. 10 1/4 x W. 10 in. (58.8 x 26 x 25.4 cm) Classification: Wood-Sculpture Cllick on link to the Met to read all of the info about this.

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Berber hex beads. These hexagonal Berber beads are decorated with protective symbols of different types. The understanding I have from Moroccan traders is that the beads are worn for protection and the multi sided style affords protection from many directions. Beads of this type are usually found on Berber necklaces of the South of Morocco. They measure 7 - 11 mm each. Early 20th C. Posted by Sarah Corbett.

Berber hex beads

Drunvalo Melchizedek, North Island New Zealand 2008 || Earth offering by Daughter of the Sun

Daughter of the Sun: ❈♥❈ Earth Offerings ❈♥❈

Milagros | Colonial Arts

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ex votos

Ex-votos: altered books

Phoenician bronze amulet of the Sign of Tanit - circa 500 BCE-400 BCE - Israel

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Troll Crosses (trollkors) are based on Scandinavian folklore. The amulet is worn as protection against trolls and other evil magics. They are worn today to protect against negative energy and evil luck.

Hand Forged Ironwork by Gerald Boggs

Chokwe divination basket. DRCongo

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Dzi bead: a type of stone bead of uncertain origin worn as part of a necklace and sometimes as a bracelet. In several Asian cultures, including that of Tibet, the bead is considered to provide positive spiritual benefit. These beads are generally prized as protective amulets and are sometimes ground up into a powder to be used in traditional Tibetan medicine.

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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

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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.

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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.

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“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

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

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

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Inuit - amulet in shape of seal

Zemanek-Münster 5959-005

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

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

Tuareg Bella Talisman – Niger