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35 objects
S1998.13

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 5:44-48

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1998.13

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Ma’ida (the Table spread) 5: part of verse 44, and verses 45-46, recto begins with ” takhshau”; verso: sura 5:46, 47, and part of 48, verso begins with: “-him bi’isa”; Arabic in black kufic script with gilded verse marker; vowel signs in red; one …

F1997.27.1-23a-b

Manuscript fragment from a Qur’an

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1997.27.1-23a-b

Manuscript; fragment from a Qur’an; Sura al-An’am (the Cattle) 6:164-65; Sura al- A’raf (the Heights) 7:1-5 and 22-27; Arabic in black kufic script with a palmette gold heading extending out into the margin; sura title in gold; vocalized in red; 22 folios with one illumination, gold verse markers, palmette; standard page: one column; 13 lines …

F1930.60

Folio from a Qur’an: Sura 38, verses 87-88; sura 39, verse 1

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1930.60

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura Sad ( Sad) 38: 87-88, illuminated chapter heading in white with a palmette, Sura al-Zumar (the Troops) 39: part of verse 1; verso: sura 39: 1-2; Arabic in black kufic script; gold orbs stacked as illuminated pyramid-shaped verse markers, an illuminated leaf-shaped medallion verse …

F1929.68

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 5:13-15

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1929.68

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Ma’ida (the Table spread) 5: part of 13 and 14, recto begins with “tattali’u”; verso: sura 5:14 and part of 15, verso begins with “faghrayna”; Arabic in brown maghribi script ; gold-knot verse markers; gold tear-drop leaf ornament verse marker; vocalized in green and …

S1998.12

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 4:118-135

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Nisa (the Women) 4: part of verse 118, and verses 119-127, recto begins with “mmafrudan”; verso: sura 4:127-135, verso begins with “fiyatamay”; Arabic in black kufic script with gold roundel verse markers; vowel signs in red; one column; 15 lines of text.

S1998.8

Folios from a Qur’an, Sura 47:4-12, 38; 48:1-6, 24-25

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1998.8

Three folios from a Qur’an pasted together; Sura Muhammad (Muhammad) 47: 4-12,38, beginning word “fazaraba”, “la yakunu’ ‘mthalakum”; Sura al-Fath (the Victory) 48: 1-6,24-25, beginning word ” ‘anna fatahna”, “wahuwa al-ladhy”, Arabic in black kufic script with gold roundel verse markers; text area consists of two and half horizontal folios glued together on one board; …

S1998.6

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 17:61-72

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1998.6

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Isra (the Night journey) 17: part of verse 61, 62-66, recto begins with “-sujdu li-adam”; verso: sura 17: part of verse 67, 68-72, verso begins with “-dha massakum”; Arabic in black kufic script with gold roundel verse markers; vowels in red, late addition diacritics …

S1997.105

Folio from a Qur’an, Sura 38:75-83

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1997.105

Folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto; Sura Sad (Sad) 38: 75-78, recto begins with “min al-‘alamayn” verso; sura 38: 79-83, verso begins with “rabbi”; Arabic in black maghribi script with gold knot and rosette verse markers, illuminated marginal roundel containing the word for ‘ashr (ten) indicating the end of a tenth verse, …

S1997.104

Folio from a Book of prayers

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1997.104

Detached folio from a Book of Prayers; Arabic in dark brown maghribi script; one column, twenty lines of text.