Keywords: sura 27

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A section (juz’) of a Qur’an

Manuscript; a section of Qur’an; Sura al-Naml (the Ant) 27 and Sura al-Qasas (the Stories) 28; Arabic in black “eastern kufic (New Style)” script; vocalized in black, sukun in blue; 27 folios with a frontispiece (fol.1 verso, 2 recto) and an additional brocaded cloth-cover for protection; inscriptions and seals on the fly leaf and end …


Folio from a Qur’an, Sura 26:225-227; Sura 27:1-14

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Shu’ara (the Poets) 26:225-227, recto begins with “nahum”, gold heading, Sura al-Naml (the Ants) 27:1-6; verso: sura 27: 6-13 and part of 14, verso begins with “hakim ‘alayim”, gold verse marker; Arabic in black kufic script; vocalized in red; one column; 16 lines of …