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Block-printed Talismanic Circular Leaf

Object Name:
Folio from a non-illustrated manuscript
Date:
11th century
Geography:
Egypt
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
3 x 2 3/4 in. (7.6 x 7cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Gift of Nelly, Violet, and Elie Abemayor, in memory of Michel Abemayor, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.546.37
Not on view
Michel E. Abemayor, New York (until d. 1975); Nelly, Violet, and Elie Abemayor, Great Neck, NY (1975–78; gifted to MMA)
Schaefer, Karl R. "Medieval Arabic Block Printed Amulets in American and European Libraries and Museums.." Enigmatic Charms, Handbook of Oriental Studies. Section one, Near and Middle East, vol. 82 (2006). pp. 209-211, ill. pl. 52.



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