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Title Amulet
Accession Number 86.224
Title2 Talisman
Museum Name National Museum, New Delhi
Gallery Name Anthropology
Object Type Anthropology
Main Material Metal
Component Material II Semi-Precious Stone
Manufacturing Technique Casted, inlaid
Country India
Origin Place Ladakh
Period / Year of Work 20th century CE
Dimensions Lt. 12.3; Wd. 11.5 cms
Detailed Description This is a metallic amulet profusely studded with small pieces of turquoise. The amulet contains a square centre and triangular projections on all four sides. The square centre has three consecutive bands of turquoise with the final edge consisting of what appears to be a coiled border. The centre field of the square has a suggestive motif of an ambrosia container. There is a provision in the form of a loop for wearing it as a locket.
Brief Description This is an amulet made of metal and studded with turquoise.