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al-Qurʼān, Sūrat al-Mulk (67) verses 23-30 with illuminated heading for Sūrat al-Qalam (68)
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Item Data
Date
9th or 10th century CE
Item Source
Isl. Ms. 1049 (catalogue record)
Entire digitized manuscript
Description
ٍSingle folio Early ʿAbbāsid Qur’ānic fragment carrying on the recto the final words of Sūrat al-Mulk (67) verse 23 through heading of Sūrat al-Qalam (68) and continuing on the verso with Sūrat al-Qalam (68) through verse 19. Script (Déroche style D.IV) and ornament (Déroche style 2' A.II) suggest dating of 9th or 10th century AD cf Déroche, The Abbasid Tradition (Oxford 1992), p36-37.
Format
Manuscript fragment on parchment, single leaf, 248 x 340 mm.
Language
Arabic
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