Carved green stone amuletic figure

Made:
1701-1910 in Middle East
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Carved green stone amuletic figure
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Carved green stone amuletic figure
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Carved green stone amuletic figure, said to be invoked for stomach pains, slightly chipped, from Middle East, 1701-1910

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A156286
Materials:
stone, nephrite jade
Measurements:
overall: 75 mm x 31 mm x 24 mm, .077 kg
type:
figurine and amulet
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust