Amulet Case Surmounted by a Ram

Period: Period of Tibetan Empire
Date: 7th–9th century
Culture: China (Xinjiang Autonomous Region, Central Asia)
Medium: Gold
Dimensions: H. 2 in. (5.1 cm); W. (at top, inc. ram) 3/4 in. (1.9 cm); Diam. 1/2 in. (1.3 cm)
Classification: Metalwork
Credit Line: Purchase, The Vincent Astor Foundation Gift, 2002
Accession Number: 2002.556.5a–d

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