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    al-Jazuli's Dala'il al-khayrat on Collections Sphere from Khalili Collections

    One of the most popular works of prayer in the Islamic world, the Dala’il al-khayrat (full title, Dala’il al-khayrat wa shawariq al-anwar fi dhikr al-salat ‘ala al-nabi al-mukhtar), was composed by a native of Sus, Abu ‘Abdallah Muhammad ibn Sulayman ibn Abu Bakr al-Jazuli (d. 1645). The work consists of prayers for the Prophet, together with his epithets, and a description of his tomb. This manuscript, copied in the Hijaz or the Yemen illustrates two diagrammatic views of the tomb of the Prophet in Medina and the Prophet’s minbar and mihrab.

    Decorative brass boss identical to bosses used on doors of the Prophet’s mosque in Medina