Detached folio from a Qur’an, sura 38:70-78; sura 39:5-7

citation

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; right-hand half verso: Sura Sad (Sad) 38: part of 74, 75-78, verso begins with “min al-kafirin”; left-hand half recto: Sura al-Zumar (The Troops) 39: verse 5 and part of verse 6, recto begins with “khalaqa”; right-hand recto: sura 38:70-74, recto begins with “ilayya”; left-hand half verso: sura 39: verse 6 and part of 7, verso begins with “zawjaha”; Arabic in black muhaqqaq script with gold rosette verse markers; vocalized in black; one column; 5 lines of text.

Historical period(s)
Mamluk period, 14th century
Medium
Ink, color and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 31 x 43.3 cm (12 3/16 x 17 1/16 in)
Geography
Egypt
Credit Line
Bequest of Adrienne Minassian
Accession Number
S1998.231
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Calligraphy
Type

Detached folio

Keywords
Egypt, Islam, Mamluk period (1250 - 1517), muhaqqaq script, Qur'an, sura 38, sura 39, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Adrienne Minassian 1913 - 1994
Estate of Adrienne Minassian

Description

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur'an; right-hand half verso: Sura Sad (Sad) 38: part of 74, 75-78, verso begins with "min al-kafirin"; left-hand half recto: Sura al-Zumar (The Troops) 39: verse 5 and part of verse 6, recto begins with "khalaqa"; right-hand recto: sura 38:70-74, recto begins with "ilayya"; left-hand half verso: sura 39: verse 6 and part of 7, verso begins with "zawjaha"; Arabic in black muhaqqaq script with gold rosette verse markers; vocalized in black; one column; 5 lines of text.

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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