Manuscript/Mixed Material Prayers for safe arrival of travelers with diagram of an amulet.

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Title
Prayers for safe arrival of travelers with diagram of an amulet.
Summary
Prayers and amulet for safe travel.
Contributor Names
Omar ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
[mid-19th century?]
Subject Headings
-  Amulets (Islam)
-  Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Manuscript.
-  Arabic.
-  Title assigned by cataloger.
-  Scribe not identified.
-  At bottom of page (inverted): "C.F. Shiffel [or Shippel] 1293 2nd Ave, City".
-  Purchased from Sotheby's London, 30 June 2017.
-  Place of writing not determined; possibly West Africa or United States.
-  Paper; brown laid paper folded into 16ths with stamp "Andrea Galvani, Pordenone"; dark brown ink with accents in blue ink.
-  Maghribī script.
-  Diagram of an amulet.
-  1 sheet.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
-  Incipit: بسم اللع الرحمن الرحيم اللهم صلى على سيدنا محمد وعلى اله وصحبه وسلم تسليما ربيا تقبل من انكر ابن السميع العليم
-  Explicit/Colophon: اللهم صلى على سيدنا محمد وعلى اله وصحبه وسلم تسليما.
Medium
1 sheet (3 lines and diagram), paper : illustration ; 23.7 x 17.8 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
E445.N8 O43, no. 32
Library of Congress Control Number
2018371877
Online Format
image
Description
Prayers and amulet for safe travel.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018371877
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Omar Ibn Said Collection. Prayers for Safe Arrival of Travelers With Diagram of an Amulet. [Mid-19th Century?] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2018371877/.

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Omar Ibn Said Collection. Prayers for Safe Arrival of Travelers With Diagram of an Amulet. [Mid-19th Century?] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2018371877/>.