Weekly Photo Challenge: Object
Door Knocker, Siguenza, Spain
One of the stories is that the hand -symbolizing the Hand of Fatima- was not only a talisman to protect a house from evil but also a sign for other Muslims in non-Muslim countries that in a certain house lived people of their faith.
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I like that. Nice one for the challenge. Short and sweet, but effective.
This is sooooo attractive and fascinating.
They are very common throughout Spain and Portugal and also parts of Italy.
Love these hand door knockers! The lion ones on English doors are also very attractive.
The hand made me chuckle.