Talismanic amulets

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

  • Material

  • Dimension

    H x W x D (average): 16.6 x 5.1 x 0.1 cm (6 9/16 x 2 x 1/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Rashid Koraichi (Algeria, born 1947; active Tunisia)
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Inscribing Meaning: Writing and Graphic Systems in African Art (May 9, 2007 to February 17, 2008)
    Imaging the Word: Selections of Calligraphy from the Islamic World (November 17, 1999 to May 7, 2000)
    Rachid Koraichi: Clay, Silk, Paper, & Steel (June 29 to July 12, 1998)
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds
  • Type

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