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A Qur’an leaf in Kufic script on vellum, North Africa or Near East, 9th century AD
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A Qur’an leaf in Kufic script on vellum, North Africa or Near East, 9th century AD
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8,00010,000
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A Qur’an leaf in Kufic script on vellum, North Africa or Near East, 9th century AD
text: surah al-’Imran (III), end of v.55 to beginning of v.66
Arabic manuscript on vellum, 14 lines to the page written in elongated Kufic in dark brown ink, vocalisation in the form of red dots, verses separated by small triangular clusters of three gold dots, ‘ashr and khamsa verse markers respectively in the shape of gold and polychrome rosettes and inverted comma in gold outlined in black
24.7 by 33.4cm.
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