Folio B: Folio from the "Five Treasures" (Panj Ganj) of Jami (recto)

1520–1607
(Indian, active early 1600s)

and others

(Indian)
Page: 30.2 x 18.1 cm (11 7/8 x 7 1/8 in.)
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This page contains two different texts, one written diagonally in the border and the other in the two central columns. The section of poetry in the border describes an episode from Joseph’s childhood in which his older brothers suggest to Jacob, their father, that they take Joseph into the countryside so that the boy can learn the area, although they actually plan to kill him. The poem in the central columns advises the reader to smile often, as a smile is sweeter and more pleasing than sugar.
Folio B: Folio from the "Five Treasures" (Panj Ganj) of Jami (recto)

Folio B: Folio from the "Five Treasures" (Panj Ganj) of Jami (recto)

1520–1607

Mushfiq, others

(Indian, active early 1600s), (Indian)
Northern India, Mughal, early 17th century

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