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Amulets

Scope note

Small objects worn as protecting charms, as to ward off evil, harm, or illness, or to bring good fortune. For objects specifically cut with astrological or magical symbols, intended to protect the bearer, but not necessarily worn, use "talismans."

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Term type

AAT
Object name

Getty AAT term number

3000230823

Broader Terms used

<object genres by function>

Equivalent Terms used

amulet

Created

12yrs ago

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