Classification: Metalwork

4,229 objects
S2018.6a-c

Talismanic case with prayer scroll

https://www.freersackler.si.edu/object/S2018.6a-c

An amulet for Qur’anic prayer scrolls: silver plated over brass. Rounded ends, six sided with raised decorations and Arabic writing. Cap on end. Three loops for a chain or suspension. Qur’anic prayer scroll from amulet: rolled semi-transparent parchment, fine black writing of prayers and talismanic numerals with color borders and border inscriptions.

S2018.5

Naga ring

https://www.freersackler.si.edu/object/S2018.5

Exquisitely fashioned from 22 carat gold, the ring takes the shape of a coiled naga. The tip of its tail coils close beside the band, and the body spirals around the finger, culminating in a powerful face with bulging eyes, upturned snout, and mouth with fanged teeth and extended tongue. The serpent’s scales are individually …

S2017.39

Yamantaka

https://www.freersackler.si.edu/object/S2017.39
S2017.34

Stupa

https://www.freersackler.si.edu/object/S2017.34