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Amulets in the Arab World

14th August 2015
Posted by S Taylor

From northern Kuwait there comes an example of an amulet case bearing an inscribed Swastika.  Because the Prophet Mohammed forbade the representation of humans and animals, geometric patterns often dominate Islamic artwork – including the Swastika and its derivatives. In the context of Arabian astrology we notice the close link between the quaternary symbol and […]

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