Türkmen (Turkmen) Tumar (Amulet)

Dating

Late 19th to early 20th century C.E.

Türkmen (Turkmen) Tumar (Amulet)

Origin

Central Asia

Materials

"Silver; fire-gilded and chased, with decorative wire, ram’s-head terminals, openwork, slightly domed cabochon and table-cut carnelians, turquoise beads, wire chains, and spherical bells"

Dimensions

32.1 cm

35.6 cm

Culture

Tribe

Museum

Acquisition 

ID#

Türkmen (Turkmen)

MET

2005

2005.443.9

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