|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Credit Line:||Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904|
|Other Number:||213 - Sommerville Number|
1535 - Sommerville Amulet/Talisman Number
Oblong rectangular talisman with black silk cord. Engraved on both sides. front with various arabic inscriptions and magic squares. multi-headed human figure in center. central deity with 17 faces and body covered with inscription; surrounding border of Moslem prayers. back mostly filled with arabic words. 256 small squares with Persian characters, bordered by prayers to Allah. loops on sides hold black swords.
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