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Title: Un talismano bronzeo da Malta contenente un nastro di papiro con iscrizione Fenicia
Authors: Gouder, Tancred
Rocco, Benedetto
Keywords: Phoenician antiquities -- Malta
Talismans -- Malta -- History
Archaeology -- Malta
Malta -- Antiquities
Issue Date: 1975
Publisher: Studi Magrebini
Citation: Studi Magrebini. 1975, Vol. 7
Abstract: A bronze amulet-container was identified in 1968 in one of the tombs of tal-Virtù, Rabat. The talisman contained a rolled-up piece of papyrus bearing a Phoenician script and a figure of the goddess Isis. The script consisted of the words of Isis to ensure a safe journey to the deceased person on his way to the afterlife. The talisman is very egyptianizing in style and its cover represents the head of the falcon deity Horus.
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