Lot 5
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A monumental Qur'an leaf in Kufic script on vellum, North Africa or Near East, early 9th century AD

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Description

  • ink on vellum
text: surah al-a'la (LXXXVII), last two words of the last verse; surah al-ghashiya (LXXXVIII); surah al-fajr (LXXXIX); surah al-balad (XC), verse 1 to part of verse 20
Arabic manuscript on vellum, 18 lines to the page, written in elongated Kufic script in black ink, verses separated by large red dots, surah headings in red

Catalogue Note

Please see catalogue note to previous lot.

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