Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
Overall: 16 x 21 x 3.2 cm (6 5/16 x 8 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Almost rectangular piece of hard, close, brown, limestone, containing sunken molds for a great variety of Amulets etc. on both sides and along the edges. (Into these depressions the gold foil was forced probably with a brush.) Provenance unknown.
Gift of Theodore M.Davis
(Accession Date: September 19, 1905)
Gift of Theodore M. Davis