Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Mauro Magliani
Children’s necklace with amulets
Iraqi Kurdistan
Early 20th century
Gold, galls, animal tooth, coral
Purchased through the gift of Bruce Kovner, New York
Accession number: B98.0333
This necklace has a bell in the middle, flanked by amulet cases, an animal tooth, galls wrapped in gold thread, and hamsa pendants.

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