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Manuscript - [Juz 30 from the Koran]

[Juz 30 from the Koran]

  • Object:

    Manuscript

  • Date:

    [Between 1330 and 1340] (published)

  • Museum number:

    MSL/1876/675

  • Gallery location:

    Islamic Middle East, Room 42, The Jameel Gallery

Physical description

66 leaves ; 31 x 23 cm.
Ms. codex.
Consists of Juz' [section] 30, i.e the last section from Surat al Naba' to the end of the book. Lacuna between Surat al-Kadar and Surat al-Kafirin.
Re-margined with original marginal ornament affixed.
Last 2 leaves added in a later hand.
Written in Ilkhanid, Iran.
Formerly thought to be written in Mamluk, Egypt.
This manuscript contains the final section of a Quran bound in 30 separate parts. The text was written in gold and outlined in ink, and the vowel signs were added in blue. In the 19th century, the damaged margins of each page were replaced by inserting the text area into a paper frame
Gold, ink and colours on paper; leather binding over pasteboard

Date

[Between 1330 and 1340] (published)

Descriptive line

Manuscript, [Juz 30 from the Koran], Koran. Juz Amma. Arabic. National Art Library. Manuscript. MSL/1876/675.

Labels and date

Jameel Gallery

One-thirtieth of the Qur'an
Iran
1330-40

This manuscript contains the final section of a Qur'an bound in 30 separate parts. The text was written in gold and outlined in ink, and the vowel signs were added in blue. In the 19th century, the damaged margins of each page were replaced by inserting the text area into a paper frame.

Gold, ink and colours on paper; leather binding over pasteboard
Museum no. 675-1876
[2006]

Categories

National Art Library; Books

Collection

National Art Library

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