Qur'an Manuscript Folio (recto)

1300s
Sheet: 41.2 x 32.4 cm (16 1/4 x 12 3/4 in.); Text area: 30.3 x 22.5 cm (11 15/16 x 8 7/8 in.)
Location: not on view
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The text is from the Chapter 39 of the Qur'an, "Surah al-Zumar"; verses 42–50 are on the recto, 51–60 are on the verso.

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The text includes verses from the Chapter 39 of the Qur’an, "Surah al-Zumar." The Arabic text is written in Rayhani script, one of the six official scripts of Perso-Arabic calligraphy, and ornamented with red, blue, and gold rosettes.
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (recto)

Qur'an Manuscript Folio (recto)

1300s

Egypt, Mamluk sultanate (1250–1517)

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