|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Outside Diameter:||18.3 cm|
|Credit Line:||Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904|
|Other Number:||1571 - Sommerville Amulet/Talisman Number|
285 - Sommerville Number
87-5-28 - Found in Collection Number
92-1-239 - Found in Collection Number
A metallic plaque inlaid with gold representing the twelve signs of the zodiac with talismanic inscriptions. Has been used for casting horoscopes and for ascertaining under what signs talismans were to be prepared.
"large disk talisman - front 2 Persian men drinking. Border inscription in Persian (?). Back border inscription with signs of zodiac; another border inscription. Center man sitting in front of a building."
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Collection of Talismans (Maxwell Sommerville) (23 Oct 1889 - 31 Dec 1889)||View Objects in Exhibition|
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