Engraved amulet or seal



Accession Number
W248
Current Location
In storage
Object Types
Jewellery, Amulet | Scarab, seal, scaraboid, intaglio and similar objects, Seal
Period
Byzantine Period
Material
Stone/minerals
Measurements
Depth: 14mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

Circular stone amulet(?) engraved on both sides. Purchased by Wellcome ay auction in 1930

Wellcome Number
A240271
Auction
J. C. Stevens. Auction and Sale Rooms: 29–30 Jul 1930, Lot 496
Auction Details
Ivory chrism spoon, 2 bronze doves, a Coptic amulet, and a bronze cross, all from Egypt (Gruneisen collection), and a votive leg, rare.
Previous Owners
Baron Wladimir de Grüneisen (1868–) | Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 09 Dec 2021

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