TITLE

ZU'RA A Modern Egyptian Amulet

AUTHOR(S)
Schienerl, Peter W.
PUB. DATE
August 1985
SOURCE
Ornament;Aug85, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses Egyptian amulets called zu'ra with commentary on the article "Notes on Some Cairene Personal Amulets" by W. L. Hildburgh. Zu'ra pendants are made of silver wire that are worn by pregnant women and children to ward off danger. There are different styles that represent different dangers and are worn either by female or male children specifically.
ACCESSION #
32622722

 

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