Arabian Bronze Hand

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Jade Koekoe
published on 08 November 2016

This bronze hand was found in Yemen (100-300 CE). The inscription on the hand asks for good fortune for the devotee Ta'lab.

This image was taken at the National Museum of Australia in the travelling exhibition A History of the World in 100 (and 1) Objects.

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About the Author

Jade Koekoe
Jade is a Librarian with an avid interest in Roman and Greek architecture and ancient Middle-Eastern cultures.

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