University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-221-195
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Near East
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Stone
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:195 - Sommerville Number
1516 ? - Sommerville Amulet/Talisman Number

Description

translucent orange, oval, arabic inscriptions on one side--inset for a ring? Sommerville list: small glass Mohammedan Talisman


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.. Philadelphia. Department of Archaeology and Paleontology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 11, Fig. 1511View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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