Nov 20, 2009

Qur'an Manuscript Folio (recto)

Qur'an Manuscript Folio (recto)

800s-900s

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Ink, gold, and color on parchment

Sheet: 18.4 x 26 cm (7 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.); Text area: 12.7 x 20.3 cm (5 x 8 in.)

Edward L. Whittemore Fund 1933.494.a

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Description

This page features the last eight verses of the Sura al-Sad (named for the Arabic letter sad) and the opening verses of the Sura al-Zumar (the Companies). The latter begins: The sending down of the Book is from God the All-mighty, the All-wise. We have sent down to thee the Book with the truth; so worship God, making thy religion His sincerely.

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Collection: 
Islamic Art
Department: 
Islamic Art
Type of artwork: 
Calligraphy

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