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Finger Ring

Object Number:29-221-217
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Persia
Section:Near Eastern
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1538? | 1540? | 1542? - Sommerville Amulet/Talisman Number
217 - Sommerville Number


Ring with swivel face which is diamond-shaped with scalloped edges and writing carved on both sides. Arabic talismanic inscription.


[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.View Objects related to this reference

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