Keywords: naskh script

228 objects
S1986.365

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 74:31-56; sura 75:1-38

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Detached folio from a Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Muddaththir (the Cloaked one), sura 74: part of 31,32-56, Sura al-Qiyama (the Resurrection), sura 75:1 and part of 2, recto begins with “yashawu”, one column, 15 lines of text; verso: sura 75:2-38, verso begins with “al-lawama”, one column, 15 lines of text; Arabic in black, blue, white and …

S1986.363

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 73:15-20; sura 74:1-30 and part of 31

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Detached folio from a Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Muzzammil (the Enshrouded one), sura 73:15-20 and the title of Sura al-Muddaththir, recto begins with “ana arsalna”, one column, 14 lines of text; verso: Sura al-Muddaththir (the Cloaked one), sura 74:1-30 and part of 31, verso begins with “ya ayyuha”, one column, 15 lines of text; Arabic in …

S1986.362

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 80: part of 41-42; sura 81:1-29; sura 82:1-19

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Detached folio from a Qur’an; recto: Sura Abasa (He frowned), sura 80: part of 41-42, Sura al-Takwir (the Overthrowing), sura 81: 1-27, recto begins with “qataratan” one column, 14 lines of text ; verso: sura 81:27-29, Sura al-Infitar (the Cleaving), sura 82:1-19 and the title of Sura al-Mutaffifin, verso begins with “lil’alamin”, one column, 14 …

S1986.361

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 69: part of 14-52; sura 70:1-14

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Detached folio from a Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Haqqa (the Reality), sura 69: part of 14-42, recto begins with “wahida”, one column, 15 lines of text; verso: sura 69: part of 42-52, Sura al-Ma’arij (the Ascending stairways), sura 70: 1-14, verso begins with “matadhkarun”, one column, 14 lines of text; Arabic in black, blue, white and …

S1986.117

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: text: Battle of Shida and Kay Khusraw; verso: Shida, Son of Afrasiyab, slain by Kay Khusraw

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi, text: Persian in black and red naskh script; recto: text, Battle of Shida and Kay Khusraw, six columns, thirty lines; verso: illustration and text, Shida slain by Kay Khusraw, six columns, twenty-one lines; one of a group of twelve folios. Patron: …

S1986.106

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Ardashir with his wife, who throws down the cup of poison; verso: unrelated text

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.106

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskh script, heading in gold naskh outlined in black; recto: Ardashir with his wife, who throws down the cup of poison, six columns, 13 lines; verso: unrelated text, six columns, 31 lines; both the recto and verso contain …

S1986.102a-d

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Sindukht learns of Rudaba’s actions; verso: text: Mehrab learns of Rudaba’s feeling; altered folio recto: text: Sindukht query about Zal; verso: text

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; bifolio composed of a painting and an altered folio of text; text: Persian in black naskh script, headings in gold naskh outlined in black; recto: Sindukht learns of Rudaba’s actions, six columns, 31 lines; verso: text, Mehrab learns of Rudaba’s feelings, six …