University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-221-296
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Persia
Section:Near Eastern
Depth: 8cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1549 - Sommerville Amulet/Talisman Number
296 - Sommerville Number
87-5-17 - Found in Collection Number


Circular with raised rim design (fish and curved arrows?). Knob in center. back engraved with Arabic in a six point star surrounded by hexagons.

"small bronze mirror used as talisman"


[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. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 16, Fig. 1549View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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