Amulet Necklace


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Artifact Identification Amulet Necklace   (2009.05.0006)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Adornment
  4. :
  5. Body Adornments
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date N/A
Culture N/A

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 30.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 9 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 2.9 cm
Weight 246 g
Measuring Remarks Depth = thickness, measurement taken from largest bead, used calipers: mm converted to cm. Length taken when necklace is laid out vertically, both sides together. Width taken on pendant.
Materials Metal, Metal--Silver, Textile
Manufacturing Processes Chased, Embossed
Munsell Color Information N/A

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Guilat, Yael. "Between Lulu and Penina: The Yemenite Woman, Her Jewelry, and Her Embroidery in the New Hebrew Culture. Nashim: A Journal of Jewish Women's Studies & Gender Issues, No. 11, Spring 5766/2006, pp. 198-223 Garner, Ann "Comments on Silver Jewelry of the Middle East", 4/11/2012. Meier, P., Purpura, A., & Alpers, E. A. (2018). World on the horizon: Swahili arts across the Indian Ocean. Champaign, IL: Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion. pp. 265-267, p. 373

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Kieffer-Lopez Collection
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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