REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

Sacred Relics

SACRED PLACES, SACRED OBJECTS, CONVENTS

Sacred Relics
These are belongings of Prophet Muhammed, his friends and other prophets. After Sultan Selim I conquered Egypt in 1517, these were brought to Istanbul, and some others were collected from other Islamic countries. They are preserved, and exhibited in the Topkapı Palace in a special section.

Footprint of Prophet Mohammed
A letter of call to Islam inscripted on leather belonging to Prophet Mohammed. 19 x 16 cm.
The Quoran attributed to Hz. Osman
Hilts of swords belonging to Prophet Mohammed.