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Leaf of a Qu'ran

9th–10th century A.D.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

.217 x .145 m.

Accession Number

29.132

Medium or Technique

Vellum

Not On View

Classifications

Books and manuscripts

Inscription

Left side (verso)- Sura 37 [As-Saaffat, "Those Who Set the Ranks"], vv. 73-95

Right side (recto)- Sura 37 [As-Saaffat, "Those Who Set the Ranks"], vv. 95-113

Provenance

Miss Elizabeth (Riefstahl) Titzel (b. 1889 - d. 1986), New York; 1929, sold by Miss Elizabeth (Riefstahl) Titzel to the MFA for $5000.00 (total price for 29.56-136). (Accession Date: January 3, 1929)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund