This illustration is one of twenty-one in the eighteenth-century manuscript Yusuf
and Zulaykha, (Joseph and Potiphar's wife). The volume was transcribed by Jami, a
fifteenth-century Persian mystic and scholar. In this scene, Joseph sits by the
Pharoah's side in fron of his brothers, who, during the time of famine, have
traveled to Egypt in search of food.
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