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104 objects
S1998.231

Detached folio from a Qur’an, sura 38:70-78; sura 39:5-7

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1998.231

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; right-hand half verso: Sura Sad (Sad) 38: part of 74, 75-78, verso begins with “min al-kafirin”; left-hand half recto: Sura al-Zumar (The Troops) 39: verse 5 and part of verse 6, recto begins with “khalaqa”; right-hand recto: sura 38:70-74, recto begins with “ilayya”; left-hand half verso: …

S1998.226

Detached folio from a Qur’an, sura 7:173-189

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1998.226

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; right-hand half verso: Sura al-A’raf (the Heights) 7: 176,177, verso begins with “al-ard”; left-hand half recto: sura 7: 187, recto begins with “ayyana”; right-hand half recto: sura 7:173-175 and part of 176, recto begins with “bima”; left-hand half verso: 188 and part of 189, verso begins …

S1997.99

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 40:18-32

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1997.99

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura Ghafir (the Forgiver) 40: parts of 18-26, recto begins with “min hamimin”; verso: sura 40: parts of 26-32, verso begins with “yubaddil”; Arabic in black muhaqqaq script with round illuminated verse markers; vocalized in black; top of the page inscription: waqf (inalienable donation); marginal …

S1997.98

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 44:37-59; sura 45:1-10

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1997.98

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Dukhan (the Smoke) 44:37-57; verso: sura 44:58-59, Sura al-Jathiya (the Crouching) 45:1-10; Arabic in black muhaqqaq script with round illuminated verse markers; vocalized in black; illuminated heading in thuluth script; one column; twelve lines of text. Border: The text is set in gold and …

S1997.96

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 79:42-46; sura 80:1-27

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1997.96

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Naz’iat (Those who tear out) 79: part of 42, 43-46, Sura Abasa (He frowned) 80: 1-6 and part of 7, recto begins with “mursayha”; verso: sura 80: 7-26, and part of 27, verso begins with “‘allayazzakka”; Arabic in black naskh script with gold heading …

S1995.115

Folios from a section (juz) of a Qur’an, sura 28:78-88; sura 29:4

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1995.115

Detached bifolio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; right-hand half recto: Sura al-Qasas (the Stories) 28: part of 88, and the illuminated heading of Sura al-Ankabut (the Spider) 29; verso: sura 29:4; left-hand half recto: Sura al-Qasas, sura 28: part of verse 78-79; verso: sura 28: 79, 80, and part of verse 81; Arabic …

S1986.29

Kawakib al-durriya fi madh khayr al-bariyya (Celestial lights in praise of the best of creations) and Book of confessions

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.29

Two manuscripts bound together: Kawakib al-durriya fi madh khayr al-bariyya (Celestial lights in praise of the best of creations) known as Qasida al-burda (Mantle of the Prophet) and Book of confessions; Arabic in black, red, blue, and green muhaqqaq and naskh script; 41 folios, Qasida al-Burda: Arabic, fol. 1-28 with two illuminations(fols. 1recto and 28 …

S1986.28

A section of a Qur’an

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.28

Manuscript; A section of Qur’an, Sura al-Tawba (Repentance), sura 9: beginning of verse 93 to Sura Yunus (Jonah), sura 10: end of verse 109; Arabic in black muhaqqaq script, headings in white thuluth script; 46 folios with 2 illuminated headings (fols. 1 recto, 15 recto); rosette verse markers; standard page: 1column, 5 lines of text. …

S1986.11

Book cover

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.11