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A stamped talisman

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A large, undated paper talisman belonging to the Nasser D. Khalili Collection was among the most enigmatic objects on display in the exhibition Power and Protection: Islamic Art and the Supernatural (Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Oxford, 20 October 2016–15 January 2017). Although unusual, this object is not unique and belongs to a group of documents attested in the late Ottoman world that share several features. First, they are all in the same medium, paper, available in various fo...

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10.1163/9789004426979_013

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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GLAM
Department:
Ashmolean Museum
Oxford college:
Oriel College
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GLAM
Department:
Ashmolean Museum
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Brill Publisher's website
Volume:
140
Pages:
527–571
Host title:
Handbook of Oriental Studies. Section 1 The Near and Middle East
Publication date:
2020-11-09
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EISBN:
9789004426979
ISSN:
0169-9423
Source identifiers:
854150
ISBN:
9789004426962
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English
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2019-10-11

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