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Amulet

Object Number:29-221-462
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Rajasthan
Section:Asian
Materials:Silver
Iconography:Hoi Mata
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:CG2001-1-28 - Found in Collection Number
462 - Sommerville Number

Description

Square pendant with two eyes for a chain. The amulets depicts Hoi Mata. There is a studded boarder around scene in a square symbolizing a house plan (Sanskrit: vastu). Amulets like these are know by many names including madaliya and patri.

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