Detached folio from a Qur'an, sura 11:61-71

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At A Glance

  • Period

    14th century
  • Geography

  • Material

    Ink and gold on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W: 25 x 34 cm (9 13/16 x 13 3/8 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur'an; right-hand half verso: Sura Hud (Hud)11:63, 64, verso begins with "qala"; left-hand half recto: sura 11:65-67, recto begins with "tamatta'uwa"; right-hand half recto: part of verse 61 and verse 62, recto begins with "a'buduw"; left-hand half verso: 68-70 and part of 71, verso begins with "thamud"; Arabic in black muhaqqaq script with gold rosette verse markers, and a pear-shaped marginal medallion; vocalized in black, reading signs in red; one column; 7 lines of text.
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Bequest of Adrienne Minassian
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