Vintage Boghdad Amulet Pendant from Mauritania
A small boghdad pendant, made in the 1990s and featuring raised granulation and engraving. The central raised element is decorated with wood or bone. An unusual item.
Late 20th century
4.0 cm (h) x 3.5 cm (w)
Fisher, A. (1998). Africa Adorned. New York: H. Abrams, pp. 218 & 222.