Muhammad Conquers Mecca & Destroys Its Idols

Illustration

Syed Muhammad Khan
by Unknown
published on 29 November 2019
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This illustrated manuscript depicts the Muslim army after their conquest of Mecca, it also shows the destruction of the idols inside the Ka'aba. Muhammad himself is not depicted, as depicting a prophet is considered taboo in Islamic tradition.

Made in Kashmir, India, in 1808 CE. The manuscript is part of the collection of the National Library of France (Bibliothèque nationale de France).

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