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Mesopotamia or Egypt

Necklace with a Compartment for Magical Texts, Ottoman period, 18th/19th century

Silver
Amulet: 5.9 x 5.7 x 1.1 cm (2 5/16 x 2 1/4 x 7/16 in.); overall chain with amulet: 66 cm (26 in.)

Gift of Mrs. C. L. Hutchinson, 1924.883




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