|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Credit Line:||Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904|
|Other Number:||101 - Sommerville Number|
1008 old - Sommerville Number
Square pendant with eight embossed figures. "Silver Hindu talisman from Jeypore Raj India. Eight companions of the gods." Probably the Saptra Matrikas, seven mothers, with a guardian or the seven virgin sisters with their brother, Bhaironji. Amulets like these are known by many names including madaliya and patri.
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