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[ Jarring Prov. 5 | Jarring's handwritten catalogue ]
Amulet book. A collection of different formulas and prayers. Uighur. Eastern Turkistan (Yarkand). 1929.

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Amulet book. A collection of different formulas and prayers. Eastern Turkistan (Yarkand), 1929, Uighur

1) The "book of creatures" is great and honoured. Cf: Muginov 187;
2) The traditional "the companians of the cave". Cf: Muginov 88;
3) The traditional "great prayers";
4) The traditional prayers "the book of light of God", cf. Prov. 48:2, 61:1, 71:16, 320:3;
5) The traditional "eye amulet";
6) The traditional "fever amulet".

Physical description

Support:paper, white, Russian

Extent: ff. 34 ; 150 x 120mm.

Decoration

Binding

The ms. is not bound.

Foliation

The ms. is foliated by G. Jarring.

Condition

Good

History

Origin

Copy made for the Swedish missionary Gunnar Hermansson, Yarkand, most probably in 1929.

Provenance

Acquisition

The ms. was part of the Jarring collection of Eastern Turkistan manuscripts donated to the Lund University Library in 1982.

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