Amulet

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Object Name: 
Amulet
Accession Number: 
60.1.7
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.8 cm, W: 2.3 cm, Th: 0.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1800-1999
Credit Line: 
Gift of Royal Athena Gallery
Primary Description: 
Irregular oval plaque decorated on one side in relief: schematic human head and torso shown frontally. Head is hairless; face has eyebrows, oval eyes, nose, mouth. Neck has necklace with two strands. Torso has arms in front of chest, bent at elbows and with hands pointing toward neck. Figure wears garment decorated with sun or star. Edges of plaque are rounded and back is plain.
Provenance: 
Royal Athena Gallery, Source
1960-12-05
Technique: