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Hand of Fatima (Amulet)

LC control no.sh2004014830
Topical headingHand of Fatima (Amulet)
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Variant(s)Hamsa (Amulet)
Hand of Fatma (Amulet)
Hand of Miriam (Amulet)
Khamsa (Amulet)
Khamsah (Amulet)
Khumsa (Amulet)
Mukhammasa (Amulet)
See alsoAmulets
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Found inWork cat.: Living Khamsa, 2004 (Khamsa; hand zum Gluck [in German].)
Encyc. Islam, 2nd ed. (Khamsa. Various representations of the hand ... one of the best known is the piece of jewelry called "the hand of Fatma" used as an amulet and called mkhammsa, khamsa, khumsa)
Not found inEncyc. Jud., CD-ROM, 1998