Keywords: naskh script

228 objects
F1946.16

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); verso: Arzu, the jeweler’s daughter, plays before Bahram Gur; recto: text: Bahram reaches the jeweler’s house

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskh script; recto: text, Bahram reaches the jeweler’s house, 4 columns, 33 lines; verso: illustration and text, Arzu, the jeweler’s daughter, plays before Bahram Gur, 4 columns, 21 lines; one of a group of 7 folios. Border: The …

F1944.54

Folio from a Manafi’ al-hayawan (Usefulness of animals) by Ibn Bakhtishu (died 1058); recto: text and illustration: Two owls perching in a tree; 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 black and blue kufic script; recto: illustration and text: Two owls perching in a tree, 11 lines; verso: text, 11 lines with marginal text; one of a group …

F1940.16

A section (juz’) of a Qur’an

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Manuscript; a section (Juz’) of Qur’an; Sura al-Anbya (the Prophets) 21, Sura al-Hajj (the Pilgrimage) 22 with several missing folios; Arabic in black muhaqqaq script with interlinear Persian translation in naskh script; vocalized in black; 140 folios with a shamsa (fol. 1 recto), frontispiece (fol. 1 verso, 2 recto), and a finispiece (fol.140 recto), verse …

F1937.47

Kitab al-milal wa al-nihal (Book of religious and philosophical sects) by Abu al- Fath Muhammad ibn ‘Abd al-Karim al-Shahrastani (d.1153)

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Manuscript; Kitab al-milal wa al-nihal (Book of religious and philosophical sects) by Abu al- Fath Muhammad ibn ‘Abd al-Karim al-Shahrastani; Arabic in black naskhi script; 212 folios; standard page: 1 column, 20 lines of text. Binding: The manuscript with an envelope flap is bound in brown leather over paper pasteboards; the lower and upper cover …

F1937.40

A section juz’ of a Qur’an, sura 67-sura 77

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Manuscript; A section (juz’) of the Qur’an; Arabic in black naskhi and muhaqqaq scripts with blue, green, and gold chapter headings in thuluth script; marginal inscriptions indicating the end of a fifth or tenth verse “khams” or “ashr”; vocalized in black with red letters for recitation and reading; 30 folios with Qur’an verses from sura …

F1937.37

Munajat Qur’an (Book of prayers)

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Manuscript; Munajat Qur’an (Book of prayers); text: Arabic in black, white and gold naskh script with illuminated headings in muhaqqaq script; vocalized in black; 53 folios with 2 sarlawhs (fols. 1, 2 verso) and gold rosette verse markers; standard page: one column, 9 lines of text. Binding: The manuscript is bound in red leather over …

F1937.31

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 7:13-24

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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 …