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Scapula of a sheep bearing magic inscriptions

Scapula of a sheep bearing magic inscriptions
© BA Antiquities Museum/M. Aly

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Registration Number(s)
BAAM Serial Bibliotheca Alexandrina Antiquities Museum Number 1001

Inv.Inventory
 (M. of Islamic Art) 8294/9

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Scapula of a sheep bearing magic inscriptions

Category:
Myths and magic, sheep scapulae
Provenance:
Unknown
Material(s):
Organic material, animal product, bone
Length:
3.5 cm
Hall:
Islamic Antiquities, showcase 29



The information given here is subject to modification/update as a result of ongoing research.

References
  • Mona Serry, ed., Bibliotheca Alexandrina: Antiquities Museum, introduction by Ismail Serageldin (Alexandria: Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Antiquities Museum, 2015): 231, 333.
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