3247 – Seal of Solomon – Second Pentacle of Jupiter

Physical description:
metal pentacle with engravings
Museum classification:
Modern Witchcraft
8 cm X 8 cm

Presented to have been made in the 14th century, this witchcraft pentacle is engraved with an ancient Seal of Solomon, the Second Pentacle of Jupiter. May have been a magical tool created by Gardner at the Isle of Man. The seal contains writing in what looks to be Hebrew, the reverse also shows Arabic numerals and an engraved figure. This pentacle was part of Gerald Gardner's collection that was exhibited at the Museum of Magic and Witchcraft, The Witches Mill, Castletown, Isle of Man. In 1973, Ripley's Museums purchased this object, along with much of the remaining collection at the Witches Mill.