Amuletic loadstone with scalloped metal mounts

Made:
1551-1700

Buy this image as a print 

Buy

License this image for commercial use at Science and Society Picture Library

License

Buy this image as a print 

Buy

License this image for commercial use at Science and Society Picture Library

License

Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Small loadstone with scalloped metal mounts, bound with string, with ring for suspending, amuletic, English, 1551-1700

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A212079
Materials:
fibre, string, iron and wax
Measurements:
loadstone: 35 mm x 16 mm x 13 mm, .014 kg
string: 105 mm
type:
lodestone
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust