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Amulet
Date Made/Found: 700-1200
Material and Medium: Shale
Dimensions: 16 x 32mm
Place Object Found: Egypt
Department: Archaeology
Accession Number: J1912.1
This is an Islamic amulet from Egypt. Egypt became a Muslim country after it was conquered by the Islamic Empire in 642 AD. This amulet is inscribed with a text from the Quran in a type of early Arabic writing, known as kufic.
Display Location: Weston Park Museum

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