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A talismanic figure for marble

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Description: Wonder, Image, and Cosmos in Medieval Islam
In Sultan Ahmad’s 1388 Tusi manuscript, the entry for marble includes an image of an angel with a crown holding a jug (fig. 59). The text explains that it can be used to make a marble talismanic ring. Several...
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Related print edition pages: pp.119-149

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