Tasbih beads

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Object

Tasbhi

Title

Tasbih beads

Production date

1986

Material

Stone
Plastic

Dimensions

Length: 264mm

Description

A Tasbīḥ (Persian and Hindi/Urdu), or misbaḥah (Arabic), is a string of beads often used by Muslims to aid prayers which include the 99 names of God. They are found in many Muslim homes. This one is from Saddar Bazaar, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.

Associated place

Pakistan

Object number

1987.134

On display?

Yes

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