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Magic carpet

A magic carpet is a carpet that would transport persons who were on it instantaneously or quickly to their destination.

The magic carpet of Tangu, also called Prince Housain's carpet was a seemingly worthless carpet from Tangu in Persia that acted as a magic carpet. It was featured in Aladdin and Arabian Nights.

Solomon's carpet was reportedly made of green silk, on which Solomon's throne was placed when traveling. It was large enough for his coterie to stand upon, people on his right, spirits to his left. The wind followed Solomon's commands, and ensured the carpet and its contents would go to the proper destination. The carpet was shielded from the sun by a canopy of birds.

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