Keywords: naskh script

228 objects
F1937.28

Divan shu’r al-Hadira (The collected verses of al-Hadira)

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Manuscript; Divan Shu’r al-Hadira (The collected verses of al-Hadira); text: Arabic in black naskh and thuluth scripts; 13 folios with a title page (folio 1recto), and 1 dated, signed colophon (folio 13verso); seal (folio 1recto); standard page: one column, 9 lines of text. Border: The manuscript is bound in dark brown leather over pasteboards with …

F1932.65

Qur’an

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Manuscript; the Qur’an with selection of prayers and a falname; Arabic in black naskh script with white headings in illuminated cartouches in thuluth, muhaqqaq, and nasta’liq script; vocalized in black; 288 folios with 2 shamsa (1 verso, 2 recto) a frontispiece (2 verso, 3 recto), a sarlawh (3 verso), and 3 finispiece (287 verso, 288 …

F1930.73

Folio from Kitab fi ma’arifat al-hiyal al-handisaya (the book of knowledge of ingenious mechanical devices) Automata by al-Jazari (d.1206); A musical toy in the form of a boat; reverse: text

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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; A musical toy in the form of a boat; reverse: text, one column, 21 lines; one of a group of 8 folios.

F1930.71

Folio fromKitab fi ma`arifat al-hiyal al-handisaya (The book of knowledge of ingenious mechanical devices) Automata by al-Jazari (d. 1206); recto: A candle clock; verso: text

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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 and red naskh script; recto: illustration and text: A candle clock; verso: text: one column, twenty one lines; one of a group of 8 folios.

F1930.1

Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020)

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Manuscript; Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; Persian in black naskh script, headings in gold naskh outlined in black; 127 bound folios, 40 detached folios with 46 illustrations, and five detached text folios attached to illustration folios (quire) ; seal (folio 10recto, 127verso); standard page: 6 columns, 31 lines of text; one of a group …

F1908.228

Selection of Hadiths (Sayings of the Prophet Muhammad)

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Manuscript; Selection of Hadiths (Sayings of the Prophet Muhammad); Arabic in black, red, and gold naskh and thuluth script with gold rosette verse markers; vocalized in black with red letters for recitation and reading; 35 folios with one illuminated frontispiece (folio 2 recto); 4 interleaves between fols.3-4, fols. 6-7 and fols. 9-10; interlinear and marginal …

F1907.274

Qur’an

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Manuscript; Qur’an; Arabic in minute naskh script with gold chapter headings, and verse markers; vocalized in red; 32 folios with a double-page frontispiece (fols. 1verso, 2 recto); illuminated borders; stamp; standard page, one column, 57 lines of text. Binding: The manuscript is bound in brown leather over paper pasteboards with gold tooling on the exterior …

F1906.308

A section (juz’) of a Qur’an, juz’ 26, sura 46-51

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Manuscript; A section (juz’) of a Qur’an, juz’ 26, Sura al-Ahqaf (Curved sandhills), Sura Muhammad (Muhammad), Sura al-Fath (The victory), Sura al-Hujurat (The rooms), Sura Qaf (The letter Qaf), Sura al-Dhariyat (The winds that scatter), sura 46-51; text: Arabic in black naskh script with marginal notes in red naskh, sura titles in gold muhaqqaq script; …

F1906.307

Ruznama (Daily almanac)

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Manuscript; Ruznama (Daily almanac) with tables for regulating the times of prayer, and marginal writings with agricultural and astrological information (fols. 2-7); Turkish in black, red and gold small naskh script; 10 folios with a sarlawh (folio 1verso), and 11 tables with marginal writings; inscriptions (folio 6 verso); standard page: one column, 25 lines of …