Leaf of a Qur'an

9th–10th century A.D.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 1/2 x 8 7/16 in. (14 x 21.5 cm) Framed: 14 3/4 x 18 3/4 in. (37.5 x 47.6 cm)

Accession Number

06.2460

Medium or Technique

Ink, color and gold on vellum

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts

Leaf of a Qur’an, Kufic, parts of suras 51, 52, with title of 52 in gold. 7 l. to a p., rubricated.

Inscription

Recto - Sura 51 [Adh-Dhariyat, "The Winnowing Winds"], vv. 55-58

Verso - Sura 51[Adh-Dhariyat, "The Winnowing Winds"], v. 58 to Sura 52 [At-Tur, "The Mount"], v.1

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection