Sunduk. Carved wooden chest Tahzout

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  • Lenght 88 cm
  • Width 37 cm
  • Height 48 cm

MA1016-284

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An old carved cedarwood chest from Tahzout in the region of Al Hoceïma on the Moroccan Mediterranean coast. Its carved decoration shows a serie of arches that represent the mihrab of mosques and also, according to many scholars, are a representation of the ancient Carthaginean goddess Tanit.These pieces of furniture or -sunduk- were used to keep valuables belongings such as jewellery, glass, cosmetics, etc.