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123 objects
S1997.90

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 49:10-11

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Hujurat (the Rooms) 49: 10 and part of 11, recto begins with “al-mu’minun”; verso: Sura 49:11, verso begin with “qamu”; Arabic in black kufic script with marginal gold roundel verse marker containing the word “ashr” (ten) indicating the end of a tenth verse; vowels …

S1997.89

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 22:21-29

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; Sura al-Hajj (the Pilgrimage) 22: part of 21, 22-29; Arabic in black kufic script; vowels in red; square verse markers in gold; one column; seventeen lines of text.

S1997.88

Folio from a Qur’an, Sura 5:95-97

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Folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; Sura al-Ma’ida (the Table Spread) 5: part of verse 95 followed by verses 96 and 97, beginning word ” ‘aw ‘adlu”; reverse: blank; Arabic in black kufic script; vocalized in red and black; one column; eleven lines of text.

S1997.87

Folio from a Qur’an, Sura 74:56; Sura 75:1

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; Sura al-Muddaththir (The One Wrapped Up)74:56, Sura al-Qiyama (The Resurrection) 75:1, beginning word “al-maghfira”; reverse: blank; Arabic in black kufic script; vocalized in red and gold; gold chapter heading with a marginal palmette; one column; five lines of text.