Online Collection Home
Highlights By Section
Near East & Babylonian
Circular with raised rim design (fish and curved arrows?). Knob in center. back engraved with Arabic in a six point star surrounded by hexagons.
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Sommerville Amulet/Talisman Number
Found in Collection Number
[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
You may also be interested in these objects:
See a problem? Let us know
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
| 3260 South Street | Philadelphia, PA 19104 | (215) 898-4000
© 2014 Penn Museum. All rights reserved.
Select objects to add to My Finds list using
You have no items in My Finds