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Bozhozh [pozhozh]locked

  • Jonathan McCollum


Small spherical pellet bells of Armenia. Strings of them hung around animals’ necks and women’s ankles served as noisemakers to ward off evil. They have been discovered at various sites in Armenia, some dating back to 2000 bce. In the Armenian Apostolic Church, the bozhozh...

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