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Amulet

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Object Number:
29-221-296
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Islamic
Provenience:
Persia
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Bronze
Description:
Circular with raised rim design (fish and curved arrows?). Knob in center. back engraved with Arabic in a six point star surrounded by hexagons.
Depth:
8cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:
1549   -   Sommerville Amulet/Talisman Number
296   -   Sommerville Number
87-5-17   -   Found in Collection Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Manual Descriptive of a Collection of Talismans Engraved on Stones and Metals of Various Countries and Epochs, Illustrative of What Man has Worn for his Protection from Accident and Disease; Also, Ancient Gems, Babylonian Cylinders, Persian Seals, etc. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 16, Fig. 1549
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