Reference catalogue of zar amulets
These two amulets have been reused. Note that these amulets have been square of rectangular instead of round. They may be the lower part of a writing board-amulet.
The camel and litter transporting the coverings for the Ka'aba in Mecca indicate this amulet is connected to the zar spirit Amir al-Hagg.
The camel and litter transporting the covering of the Ka'aba in Mecca, in a more crude style, indicate this amulet is connected to the zar spirit Amir al-Hagg.
The prominent presence of the fish makes it likely that this amulet depicts the Nubian brother and sister Sitt Safina and Sultan al-Bahr.
Note that the trembling chevron-pattern as a border is barely visible, and that the inscription 'There is no God but God, Mohammed is the Messenger of God' is executed in trembling chevron-characters.