Talismans

Objects cut or engraved with astrological or magical symbols intended to keep the bearer from harm. For objects specifically worn on the person, with or without inscriptions, use "amulets.".

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26699
Names
talismans
talisman
talismanes Spanish

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Objects cut or engraved with astrological or magical symbols intended to keep the bearer from harm. For objects specifically worn on the person, with or without inscriptions, use "amulets."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300234011. The J. Paul Getty Trust.