Prayer Amulet.
Prayer Amulet.
This is an amulet containing prayers for protection (Duʿā-yi Jawshan-i kabīr, Jawshan-i ṣaghīr, etc.) made for the Qajar vizier Muʿtamad al-Sharīʿah (d.1882-3). It is calligraphed in very small black Persian naskh and red tawqīʿ/riqāʿ scripts.
RBD A12 Rare Books/Special Collections (McLennan Bldg, 4th floor)