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Talisman with Inscriptions
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Talisman with Inscriptions


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Description This talisman is very small, with a gable-shaped top above a trefoil arch, inscriptions and a representation of the moon.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
7/28/1981Examinationexamined for condition
Exhibitions
  • The Heritage of Islam. Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston; California Academy of Sciences Museum, San Francisco; Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul; Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington; Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn; Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto. 1982-1984.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Creator
Period
18th century (?)
Medium
bronze with silver inlay
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.534
Measurements
H: 1 5/8 x W: 1 1/16 in. (4.1 x 2.7 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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