Enameled Yellow and Green Berber Silver Protective Hirz Box Amulet, Morocco - Rita Okrent Collection (P717)

This hirz amulet was likely worn as part of a headdress or necklace, and contained verses or favorite sayings from the Koran to protect its owner from evil.

Opening loop at top. Weighs 35 grams. 

Approximately 2.25 inches across and 1.75 inches top to bottom.

Very nice wear.

Estimated circa mid 1900's.

Pendant Item 717

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