Keywords: naskh script

228 objects
F1944.55

Folio from a Manafi’ al-hayawan (Usefulness of animals) by Ibn Bakhtishu (d.1058); recto: text and illustration: Three doves in a rocky landscape; verso: text

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of a Manafi’ al-hayawan (Usefulness of animals) by Ibn Bakhtishu; text: Persian in black and red naskh script with title in blue kufic script; recto: illustration and text: Three doves in a rocky landscape, 12 lines; verso: text: 13 lines; one of a group of 6 folios.

F1942.5

Bowl

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F1942.4

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 6:26-44

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura al- An’am (the Cattle) 6:26-35, recto begins with “yanhauna”; verso: sura 6: parts of verses 35-44, verso begins with “an tabtaqi”; Arabic in gold muhaqqaq script outlined in black; illuminated roundel verse markers; inscribed marginal medallions; vocalized in blue with red letters for recitation; …

F1941.10

Canteen

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F1942.10

Folio from Kitab fi ma’arifat al-hiyal al-handisaya (The book of knowledge of ingenious mechanical devices) Automata by al-Jazari (died 1206); recto: text; verso: text and illustration: The water clock of the drummers

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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; recto: text, 20 lines; verso: illustration and text: The water clock of the drummers, 3 lines; one of a group of 8 folios.

F1940.15

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); Turanian prisoners of war brought before Shah Ka’us, Ka’us answers the letter of Kay Khusraw

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskhi script; recto: blank; verso: illustration and text: Turanian prisoners of war brought before Shah Ka’us, Ka’us answers the letter of Kay Khusraw, heading in gold, 6 columns, 18 line; one of a group of 2 folios. …