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599 objects
S2018.6a-c

Talismanic case with prayer scroll

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2018.6a-c

An amulet for Qur’anic prayer scrolls: silver plated over brass. Rounded ends, six sided with raised decorations and Arabic writing. Cap on end. Three loops for a chain or suspension. Qur’anic prayer scroll from amulet: rolled semi-transparent parchment, fine black writing of prayers and talismanic numerals with color borders and border inscriptions.

S2014.17.7

Qur’an

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2014.17.7
S2014.17.6

Qur’an

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2014.17.6
S2014.17.5

Qur’an

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2014.17.5
S2014.17.1

Qur’an

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2014.17.1
S1986.239

Folio from a Rawdat al-safa (Garden of felicity) by Mirkhwand (d. 1498); verso: Moses performing the miracle of the luminous hand before Pharaoh; recto: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.239

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of a Rawdat al-safa fi sirat al-anbiya’ wa-al -muluk wa-al-khulafa (Garden of purity on the lives of the prophets, kings, and caliphs) by Muhammad b. Khwandshah (known as Mirkhwand); text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text, one column, twenty-five lines; verso: Moses performing the miracle of the luminous …