ARTEFACTS

Amulet

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  • Amulet
  • 19th century
  • Height: not filled / Width: not filled / Depth: not filled
  • Collection: Hans Leder, Inv. Nr.: 65038
  • Weltmuseum Wien
  • © KHM mit MVK und ÖTM
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This print, showing two similar protection wheels that consists of a pentagram and an outer circular border placed on a pig, is a charm against any kind of contagious or epidemic disease (Tib. rims nad). An accompanying inscriptions explaines that one is the female wheel and the other the male wheel.
© Olaf Czaja
Amulet
/ Mongolia / 19th century / Weltmuseum Wien / © KHM mit MVK und ÖTM

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