Keywords: naskh script

228 objects
F1939.45

Fragmentary plaque

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Fragment of a frieze. Pierced steel. Two medallions containing an Arabic inscription in naskh script.

F1936.8

Folio from a Majmua’ al-tawarikh (Compendium of chronicles) by Hafiz-i Abru (d.1430); recto: text, The third article: The Bani Umayya dynasty, Mu’awiyah ibn Abi-Sufyan, the departure of Jusrat ibn Veda’; verso: A parley between two groups of Muslim horsemen, events of the year forty-three

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of a Majmua’ al-tawarikh (Compendium of chronciles) by Hafiz-i Abru; text: Persian in black naskhi script with red headings; recto: text: The third article: The Bani Umayya dynasty, Mu’awiyah ibn Abi-Sufyan, the departure of Jusrat ibn Veda’, 30 lines; verso: illustration and text: Events of the year forty-three, A …

F1936.7

Pen box

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Brass pen box with surface dark gray patina. Decoration inlaid silver, includes inscriptions in ornamented naskh script, and signature and date in kufic script.

F1935.24

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (died 1020); recto: text:; verso: illustration and text: Bahram Gur finds Jamshid’s treasure

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskh script, titles in gold naskh outlined in black; recto: text, Bahram Gur reaches the miller’s daughter, six columns, 31 lines; verso: illustration and text, Bahram Gur finds Jamshid’s treasure, six columns, 15 lines; one of a …

F1935.23

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (died 1020); recto: Iskandar (Alexander) and the talking tree; verso: text

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskh script, titles in gold naskh outlined in black; recto: illustration and text, Iskandar and the talking tree, six columns, 21 lines; verso: text unrelated to the recto, Jahan takes Afrasiyab’s message to Kay Khusraw, six columns, …

F1932.69

Folio in a Qur’an, sura 114:4-6

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Folio within a bound Qur’an; recto: right-hand half of a double-page finispiece; Sura al-Nas (the Mankind), sura 114: part of verse 4-6, recto begins with: -was al-khanas, prayers, colophon, Arabic in black naskh script, vocalized in black, 3 illuminated unwans with Arabic headings in white naskh script, roundel verse markers, marginal medallion containing the word …

F1932.68

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 1:6-7; sura 2:1-9, from a Qur’an (F1932.65)

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Folio within a bound Qur’an; recto: left-hand half of a double- page frontispiece; Sura al-Fatiha (the Opener) 1:6, 7, Arabic in white muhaqqaq script, title in white thuluth script; vocalized in white; verso: sarlawh, Sura al-Baqara (the Cow) 2:1-8 and part of 9; Arabic in black naskh script, title in white naskh script; vocalized in …

F1932.66

Folio from a Qur’an; Frontispiece, sura 17:88

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Folio within a bound Qur’an; recto: blank; verso: right-hand half of a double-page frontispiece, Sura al-Isra, sura 17:88; shamsa (sunburst medallion) with floral motifs; Arabic in white naskh script; one of a group of 5 bound folios (F1932.66-70) from the manuscript (F1932.65); accessioned separately. Border: the shamsa is set in an illuminated border on cream-colored …

F1932.22

Folio from an Arabic translation of De materia medica by Dioscorides (ca. 40-90 C.E.); recto: text; verso: Preparation of medicine from the flower of the wild vine

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Detached folio from an Arabic translation of De Materia Medica by Pedanius Dioscorides; text: Arabic in black and red naskh script; recto: text, one column, 13 lines; verso: illustration and text, Preparation of medicine from the flower of the wild vine, one column, 7 lines; one of a group of 9 folios.