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Amulet

Object Number:29-221-399
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Islamic
Provenience: India
Date Made: 10th Century - 1889
Early Date: 900
Late Date: 1889
Section:Asian
Materials:Stone
Technique:Incised
Inscription Language:Arabic Language
Height: 3 cm
Length: 3.6 cm
Width: 0.3 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:399 - Sommerville Number
1800 to 1863 - Sommerville Amulet/Talisman Number

Description

Amulet of mottled grey, green, brown, black stone. Incised three lines of Arabic inscription. Incisions filled with gold Hole at top.

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. University of Pennsylvania, Department of Archaeology and Paleontology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 1800-1863View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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