A Qur'anic Manuscript From 1st / 2nd Century Hijra: Part Of Surah al-Mumtahinah

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1st / 2nd century hijra.


16 cm. x 36 cm.


Surah al-Mumtahinah. Verses number : Part of 4 to 8 and part of 9.


Kufic. There is some elongation in some letters, and the copyist has written the hamza of the letter alif as a green circle either above it, below it or on its right side.

Suggested Reading

On The Origins Of Kufic Script


[1] Memory Of The World: San`a' Manuscripts, CD-ROM Presentation, UNESCO (See also their website).

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