A Qur'anic Manuscript From 1st Century Hijra: Part Of Sūrah al-Ma'idah

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Date

Late 1st century hijra.

Manuscript Number

1611-mkh235

Contents

Sūrah al-Ma'idah. Verses number: Verses 7 through 12.

Script

Kufic.

A rare fragment of a Qur'anic manuscript written on parchment in this early form of the kufic script, most probably developed in Madinah during the late 7th century C.E.

Location

Beit al-Qur'an, Manama, Bahrain. More information about Beit al-Qur'an and other museums in Bahrain is also available.

Acknowledgement

Islamic Awareness would like to express its appreciation to Beit al-Qur'an for providing us with the information regarding this Qur'anic manuscript and for allowing us to post it on our website.

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References

[1] Published in Beit al-Qur'an, 1996, Beit al-Qur'an: Manama (Bahrain).

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