Keywords: naskh script

228 objects
F1930.77

Folio from Kitab fi ma`arifat al-hiyal al-handisaya (The book of knowledge of ingenious mechanical devices) Automata by al-Jazari (d.1206); recto: Two drinking men; verso: text, A hydraulic device

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Kitab fi ma’arifat al-hiyal al-handisaya (The book of knowledge of ingenious mechanical devices), “Automata,” by al-Jazari; text: Arabic in black naskh script; recto: Two drinking men; verso: text, A hydraulic device, one column, 21 lines; one of a group of 8 folios.

F1930.76

Folio from Kitab fi ma`arifat al-hiyal al-handisaya (The book of knowledge of ingenious mechanical devices) Automata by al-Jazari (d.1206); recto: illustration: The basin of the two scribes; verso: text

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Detached folio from a copy of the Kitab fi ma’arifat al-hiyal al-handasiya (The book of knowledge of ingenious mechanical devices, known as “Automata”) by al-Jazari; text: Arabic in black naskh script; recto: Basin of the two scribes, an instrument for use in blood-letting, 21 lines; verso: text, one column, 21 lines; one of a group …

F1930.75

Folio from Kitab fi ma`arifat al-hiyal al-handisaya (The book of knowledge of ingenious mechanical devices) Automata by al-Jazari (d.1206); recto: A hand-washing device in the form of a woman holding a pitcher; verso: text

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Kitab fi ma`arifat al-hiyal al-handisaya (The book of knowledge of ingenious mechanical devices), “Automata,” by al-Jazari; text: Arabic in black and red naskh script; recto: A hand-washing device in the form of a woman holding a pitcher; verso: text, one column, 21 lines; one of a group …

F1930.21.1-2

Folio from Tarikhnama (Book of history) by Bal’ami (d. circa 992-997): the election of ‘Othman as the caliphate of Medina

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Folio WITHIN a bound copy – F1947.19 – of Tarikhnama (Book of history) by Bal’ami, volume II; Folio 79 accessioned separately as (F1930.21.1); recto: text: Capture of Kerman, one column, 33 lines of text; verso: text: Capture of Sahkistan and Mukran, one column, 33 lines of text. Folio 84 accessioned separately as (F1930.21.2); recto: illustration …

F1930.17

Khusraw Parviz before Shirin from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskh script, heading in gold naskh outlined in black; recto: Khusraw answers Caesar’s letter, The story of Khusraw Parviz and Shirin, 6 columns, 31 lines; verso: Khusraw Parviz before Shirin, 6 columns, 31 lines; one of a …

F1929.74

Folio from a Qur’an, Sura 1:5-7; Sura 2:1-4

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: left-hand half of a double-page composition separate from its facing folio (F 1929.73), Sura al-Fatiha (the Opener) 1:5-7, recto begins with “wa iyyak”, one column, 3 lines of text; verso: Sura al- Baqara (the Cow) 2: 1-3 and part of 4, verso begins with “bismillah”, …