A Qur'anic Manuscript From 2nd / 3rd Century Hijra: Part Of Surah al-Ma'idah To Part Of Surah al-An`am

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2nd / 3rd century hijra.


22 cm. x 31 cm.


Surah al-Ma'idah, Surah al-An`am. Verses number : Part of 117 (Surah al-Ma'idah) to part of 1 of Surah al-An`am.


Kufic. The surah divisions are impressive in this fragment. The basic unit in these figures are the rectangle, the circle and the floral/foliar ornaments. There is also a figure that seems to be a ten verse indicator after verse 118.


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

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