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1:10. Islamic Amulet.

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 10

Scope and Contents note

From the Collection:

Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection 5 consists of letters and documents by and about notable individuals in history, literature, religion, government, and other fields. The items in this collection are gifts and purchases.


  • From the Collection: 1758 - 2010

Conditions Governing Access note

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From the Collection: 0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials


Container Summary

Islamic amulet in Arabic from Chad. Contains 201 names for the Prophet Muhammad, and a description and a depiction of the prophet's sandals. Pub. by Malam Sa'd, written by Sharif Balla. 20th century. Brought to Special Collections by Mark Muehlhaeusler. Gift of Samir Zoghby.

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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