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1001 Amulett. Schutz und Magie—Glaube oder Aberglaube? Jüdische Amulette

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Translated title 1001 Amulets. Protection and Magic—Faith or Superstition? Jewish Amulets
Authors

Anna Rabin, Gaby Knoch-Mund.

Imprint

Basel, Switzerland, 2013. Booklet, 31 pp., illustrations: 47 col., 21 × 14.5 cm. German.

Location

Jüdisches Museum der Schweiz / Musée juif de Suisse (17 March 2013–20 July 2014)

Description

A selection of 18th–20th-century Jewish amulets from Central Europe and North Africa that were displayed alongside Egyptian and Oriental amulets from the Bibel+Orient Museum, Freiburg [#2010]. Most of these additions came from the Jewish Museum’s own collections. Brief introductory texts on Jewish amulets throughout the world, and on each of the exhibition’s five categories: personal protection, house protection, mother and child, the Evil Eye, and kabbalah. Detailed descriptive entries. 43 items.

main keywords

AMULETSKABBALAH

minor keywords

EuropeHamsasMezuzah casesNorth AfricaPrints, Jewish customs & ceremonies

Related ephemera

Exhibition leaflet, 6 pp., 7 col illus., 21 × 10 cm.

Other venue

Bibel+Orient Museum, Freiburg, Switzerland (2010)

Catalog from other venue

#2010

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