Keywords: Iraq

237 objects
S1986.97

Folio from an Arabic translation of De Materia Medica by Dioscorides (ca. 40-90 C.E.); recto: A physician treats a blindfolded man; verso: text

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Detached folio from an Arabic translation of De materia medica by Pedanius Dioscorides; text: Arabic in black naskh script, headings in red; recto: illustration and text, A physician treats a blindfolded man; one column, 6 lines of text, verso: text, one column, thirteen lines; one of a group of eight folios.

F1957.16

First volume of a Tarikhnama (Book of history) by Bal’ami (died ca. 992-997)

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Manuscript; Tarikhnama (Book of history) by Bal’ami, volume I; Persian in black naskh script; headings in red; 193 folios and 3 end leaf with 1 unwan (folio 1verso), 30 paintings (1 recto, 14 verso, 37 verso, 42 verso, 47 verso, 54 verso, 62 verso, 68 verso, 75 verso, 79 verso, 83 verso, 90 verso, 107 …

F1957.13

Folio from Aja’ib al-makhluqat wa- ghara’ib al-mawjudat (Wonders of creation and marvels of creatures and strange things existing) by al-Qazvini (d.1283); recto: text; verso: Wild Ox (Bagar al-Wahsh)

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of an Aja’ib al-makhluqat wa- ghara’ib al-mawjudat (Wonders of creation and marvels of creatures and strange things existing) by al-Qazvini; text: Arabic in black and red nasta’liq script; recto: text, one column, 23 lines; verso: illustration and text: Wild ox (Bagar al-wahsh); one of a group of 83 folios. …

F1947.19

Second volume of a Tarikhnama (Book of history) by Bal’ami (died ca. 992-997)

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Manuscript; Tarikhnama (Book of history) by Bal’ami, volume II; Persian in black naskhi script; headings in red; 205 folios with 8 paintings (fols. 18recto, 30verso, 53recto, 61verso, 84recto, 97recto, 158recto, 181verso); blank folios:1-12 and 188-205; seal; marginalia (fols. 168recto, 183recto); marginal corrections (fols. 97recto, 141recto, 161recto, 179recto); one of a group of 3: volume I, …

F1937.28

Divan shu’r al-Hadira (The collected verses of al-Hadira)

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Manuscript; Divan Shu’r al-Hadira (The collected verses of al-Hadira); text: Arabic in black naskh and thuluth scripts; 13 folios with a title page (folio 1recto), and 1 dated, signed colophon (folio 13verso); seal (folio 1recto); standard page: one column, 9 lines of text. Border: The manuscript is bound in dark brown leather over pasteboards with …

F1937.6.1-33

Fragment of a Qur’an, sura 2:191-233

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Manuscript; fragment of a Qur’an; verses of Sura al-Baqara (the Cow) 2: part of verses 191 -232, beginning with “wa akhrijuhum” on verse 191, missing one folio and some verses continue with a portion of 233 ending with “al-ma’ruf”; text: Arabic in black kufic script; vocalized in red; 32 parchment folios with gilded verse markers …