Manuscript/Mixed Material [Qajar cosmological talismanic work].

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Title
[Qajar cosmological talismanic work].
Summary
Cosmological talismanic work with numerous illustrations, numerical tables and charms.
Created / Published
[18/19th century?]
Subject Headings
-  Talismans--Iran
-  Cosmology--Iran
-  Manuscripts, Persian--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Manuscript.
-  Persian.
-  Title devised by cataloger.
-  Scribe not identified.
-  Written in Iran.
-  Paper; heavy but soft cream-colored paper; each page is covered with drawings in reddish-sepia or golden-colored inks(?) which may be residue from original gold leaf, with details in black ink; the Persian 'flying' script is large and in red ink. typically Iranian are the images of the sun with faces; also contains charts of the heavens, tables of numbers, images of horses, deer and hunters(?); a large serpent or snake fills the outside margins on each page, perhaps representing the heavens and constellations.
-  Nastaʻliq.
-  Library of Congress. Persian manuscript, M146.
-  Lacks binding.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
Medium
64 leaves, paper : disbound ; 23.5 x 23.5 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
GR600 .Q25 1700z
Digital Id
https://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.amed/plmp.m146
Library of Congress Control Number
2017498317
Online Format
image
Description
Cosmological talismanic work with numerous illustrations, numerical tables and charms.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2017498317
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Rights & Access

The contents of the Library of Congress Persian Language Manuscript Project are in the public domain or have no known copyright restrictions and are free to use and reuse.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, African and Middle East Division, Near East Section Persian Manuscript Collection

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Qajar Cosmological Talismanic Work. [18/19th Century?, 1700] Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2017498317/.

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(1700) Qajar Cosmological Talismanic Work. [18/19th Century?] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2017498317/.

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Qajar Cosmological Talismanic Work. [18/19th Century?, 1700] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2017498317/>.