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Ornamental fibulas (mraya)
Beni Sbih, Dra' valley, Morocco
Mid-20th century
Silver, cast, engraved, and enameled
L: 75; W: 6.5 cm
The Zeyde Schulmann Collection in the Israel Museum
Accession number: B64.12.3978

The breast-like pendants suspended from the fibulae contained amulets or perfumed substances. See photo from the archive.


From the Israel Museum publications:
Juhasz, Esther (ed.), The Jewish Wardrobe from the Collection of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 5 Continents Editions, Milan and The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2012

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir


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