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A number of small frit amulet/talisman beads have been strung together to form a necklace, and are stapled to the interior of the Parisian Box. The necklace consists of 88 assorted frit, metal and shell beads; 2 phallus amulets; 16 Wedjat eyes (Eyes…

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This Egyptian amulet takes the form of a rabbit with longish ears, and its body in profile. A small hole has been drilled from one side of the head to the other below the ears. The image appears to have been carved out of a pale green stone, possibly…

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This Egyptian amulet takes the form of an animal with upright ears and a prominent flat snout, two legs, and a kind of tang projecting out from the back. The material is some kind of metal, possibly iron or bronze. The amulet is 3.8 cm in height,

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This is a collection of glazed medieval Islamic vessel sherds. Many have turquoise or cobalt blue glaze. This collection includes both fragments of ceramic tiles as well as cups and bowls.

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This tablet dates to the Ur III period (c. 2100-2000), year 6 of the reign of king Amar-Sîn, and probably comes from Puzrish-Dagan (Drehem). It is inscribed on both sides with the cuneiform script, which has been used to render Sumerian. The tablet…

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Iron Lamp from the early part of the 20th century. It has a long vertical handle which attaches to a short nail, which is in turn attached to a longer square and twisted, pointed nail. It contains a great deal of residue in the base.

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Small conical bowl likely from Iran. It is highly decorated with a clear glaze and painted in brown-red and cobalt blue scrolling designs in alternating panels on the interior. The exterior is covered in its totality in cobalt blue. The base is…

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Medium bowl with glazed decoration on interior, in the form of red-brown and green splotches. The green glaze has been applied in streaks running in a centrifugal pattern out to the interior rim edge of the bowl and actually continuing over the…

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Medium cardboard box made of stiff cardboard. It is from Paris and the inscription includes the name and address of the manufacture (A. LIÉBERT & CIE, 6, Rue de Londres. Paris), Telephone (No. 13078) and description of contents: “Plaques Sèches…

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The contents within the cigarette box, described as item #18, include 17 small fragments of green glass; 3 glazed ceramic fragments; and three unglazed baked clay sherds from ceramic vessels. Most of these pieces are probably medieval or later in…
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