QUR-1-TSR – A Qur'ānic Manuscript At The Tareq Rajab Museum, Kuwait, From 1st Century Of Hijra
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Folio of Ms. QUR-1-TSR
1st century of hijra. Also see here for dating and other information.
Size & Folios
49.4 cm x 39 cm. Only one folio exists.
History Of The Manuscript
Not known. The origin of this folio appears to be from the Arabian Peninsula.
Script & Ornamentation
Manuscript on parchment. The muṣḥaf is not vocalised. The consonants are frequently differentiated by dashes. Seven set of dashes with the first two ranked in a pair mark the end of verses. Every tenth(?) verse is marked by a hollow circle surrounded by radiating dashes.
There are 26 lines to page.
Below is the published information of the folio in this codex.
Ms. QUR-1-TSR Folio Number Qur'anic Surah Size of the Folio (cm.) Image Publication – 5:18 – 5:29 49.4 x 39.0 Safwat et al., 1997.
Tareq Rajab Museum, Kuwait.
 N. S. Rajab (Ed.), Matḥaf Ṭāriq, 1994, Tareq Rajab Museum: Hawalli (Kuwait), pp. 16-17.
 N. F. Safwat (Intro.), G. Fehèrvàri, M. Zakariya (Cont.), The Harmony Of Letters - Islamic Calligraphy From The Tareq Rajab Museum, 1997, National Heritage Board: Singapore, pp. 26-27.
 T. S. Rajab, "The Tareq Rajab Museum – An Overview" in A. Fullerton & G. Fehèrvàri (Comp.), Kuwait Arts And Architecture: A Collection Of Essays, 1995, Oriental Press: United Arab Emirates, p. 108.
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