Fatimid period, 11th century
Silver and gold, repoussé
Israel Antiquities Authority
Accession number: IAA 2008-640-648
This hoard contained two pairs of bracelets, a pair of anklets, a single gold bracelet, an armlet with an attachment for an amulet, and a simple bracelet used to hold in place a folded sleeve. The objects are decorated with scrolls, palmettes, intertwined geometric designs, blessings, and chapter 112 of the Qur’an.
3x50@50: IMJ Collection Highlights, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2015
Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir