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104 objects
F1938.19

A section (juz’) of a Qur’an

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1938.19

Manuscript; a section (juz’) of Qur’an; Sura al- Mu’minun ( the Believers) 23:1-118, Sura al-Nur (the Light) 24:1-64, Sura al-Furgan (the Criterion) 25:1-20; Arabic in black muhaqqaq script with additions of red, headings in white thuluth script; vocalized in black; 48 folios, illuminated head-pieces, rosette verse markers, inscribed marginal medallions; standard page: one column, 5 …

F1938.15

Folio from a Qur’an

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1938.15

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Sajdah (the Prostration) 32:1-9 and part of 10, one column, 10 lines of text; verso: sura 32: 10-20 and a few phrases of 21, one column, 11 lines of text; Arabic in gold naskhi script outlined in black; heading in gold floriated kufic script …

F1937.32

Folio from a Qur’an

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1937.32

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Surat Luqman (Luqman) 31: part of verse 18, and verses19-27; verso: sura 31: 27-34; Arabic in gold muhaqqaq script outlined in black; illuminated verse markers; marginal medallions; vocalized in blue and black; one column; 11 lines of text; one of a group of 2 folios.

F1937.31

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 7:13-24

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1937.31

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura al- Araf (the Heights) 7: part of 13, 14-19, and part of 20; verso: sura 7:20-23 and part of 24; Arabic in gold naskhi script outlined in black; inscribed illuminated rosette verse markers; marginal medallions containing the word “ashrun” (twenty) indicating end of a …

F1930.73

Folio from Kitab fi ma’arifat al-hiyal al-handisaya (the book of knowledge of ingenious mechanical devices) Automata by al-Jazari (d.1206); A musical toy in the form of a boat; reverse: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1930.73

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Kitab fi ma’arifat al-hiyal al-handisaya (The book of knowledge of ingenious mechanical devices), “Automata,” by al-Jazari; text: Arabic in black naskh script; A musical toy in the form of a boat; reverse: text, one column, 21 lines; one of a group of 8 folios.

F1930.71

Folio fromKitab fi ma`arifat al-hiyal al-handisaya (The book of knowledge of ingenious mechanical devices) Automata by al-Jazari (d. 1206); recto: A candle clock; verso: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1930.71

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Kitab fi ma`arifat al-hiyal al-handisaya (The book of knowledge of ingenious mechanical devices), “Automata,” by al-Jazari; text: Arabic in black and red naskh script; recto: illustration and text: A candle clock; verso: text: one column, twenty one lines; one of a group of 8 folios.

F1908.228

Selection of Hadiths (Sayings of the Prophet Muhammad)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1908.228

Manuscript; Selection of Hadiths (Sayings of the Prophet Muhammad); Arabic in black, red, and gold naskh and thuluth script with gold rosette verse markers; vocalized in black with red letters for recitation and reading; 35 folios with one illuminated frontispiece (folio 2 recto); 4 interleaves between fols.3-4, fols. 6-7 and fols. 9-10; interlinear and marginal …

F1906.308

A section (juz’) of a Qur’an, juz’ 26, sura 46-51

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1906.308

Manuscript; A section (juz’) of a Qur’an, juz’ 26, Sura al-Ahqaf (Curved sandhills), Sura Muhammad (Muhammad), Sura al-Fath (The victory), Sura al-Hujurat (The rooms), Sura Qaf (The letter Qaf), Sura al-Dhariyat (The winds that scatter), sura 46-51; text: Arabic in black naskh script with marginal notes in red naskh, sura titles in gold muhaqqaq script; …

S1998.233

Detached folio from a Qur’an, Sura 12:31-34, 57-62

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1998.233

Detached double-folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; right-hand half recto: Sura Yusuf (Joseph) 12: part of verse 57, and verses 58-60, recto begins with “wa kanu”; right-hand half verso: sura 12:60-62, verso begins with “lam ta’twni”; left-hand half recto: part of verse 31, and verse 32, recto begins with “ra’ayinau”; left-hand half verso: …

S1998.232.1-4

Four folios from a Qur’an, Sura 2:69-89

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1998.232.1-4

Four folios from a dispersed copy of Qur’an; Sura al-Baqara (the Cow) 2:69-88 and part of 89 (fols. 1-4); text: Arabic in black naskh script with rosette verse markers, marginal roundel and pear-shaped marginal medallion; vocalized in black; one column; 9 lines of text. Border: The text is copied on cream-colored paper.