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Jewelry hoard

Jewelry hoard

Jewelry hoard

Israel Antiquities Authority
IAA:

1960-834-859

Archaeology/Islamic Art & Archaeology

This hoard, found in a jar, included a necklace of gold beads made with the beating and filigree techniques and decorated with granulation; silver jewelry, including earrings and amuletic pendants decorated with the niello technique featuring birds, scrolls, and inscriptions; and strands of semiprecious stone, glass, and ceramic beads. One of the pendants is inscribed with chapter 112 of the Qur’an.

From the Israel Museum publications:

The Israel Museum, Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2005