Amulet

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Object Name: 
Amulet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
81.1.13
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 6.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
299-1 BCE
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Ray Winfield Smith
Primary Description: 
Translucent amethyst glass; cut and polished. U-shaped amulet of two fingers, roughly oval in cross-section, knuckles delineated with two or three sharp lines, delicately carved fingernails.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Smith, Mrs. Ray Winfield, Source
1981-12-07
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