Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Amuletic ring
Eastern Mediterranean
Fatimid period, 11th-12th century
Gift of Miriam Ayalon, Jerusalem, in memory of David Ayalon
Accession number: 2009.24.27
The bezel is inscribed with the “Pure Faith” chapter (112) of the Qur’an, the recitation of which is considered equivalent to reading a third of the entire Qur’an.

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir