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Necklace with a Compartment for Magical Texts

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

Ottoman dynasty (1299–1923), 18th/19th century

Artist:

Turkey or Egypt

About this artwork

On View

Asian Art, Gallery 153

Title

Necklace with a Compartment for Magical Texts

Origin

Nestórion

Date

Made 1701–1899

Medium

Silver

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. C. L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

1924.883

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