A Qur'anic Manuscript From 2nd / 3rd Century Hijra: Part Of Surah al-Mursalat

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2nd / 3rd century hijra.


27 cm. x 37 cm.


Surah al-Mursalat. Verses number : 5 to 26 and part of 27.


Kufic. These fragments show high artistic skills represented in the Surah divisions, due to the integration of the foliar/floral units forming them. This is also clear in the frames surrounding the verses and the gilded ten verses indicators. No letter points exist in these fragments.


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

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