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Name of Object:

Qur΄an leaf

Location:

Turin, Italy

Holding Museum:

MAO Museum of Oriental Art

Date:

Hegira late 3rd–early 4th century / AD late 9th–early 10th century

Type of object:

Manuscript

Museum Inventory Number:

ISm/4

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Vellum, ink, gold and red pigment

Dimensions:

Height 20.5 cm

Provenance:

Near East or North Africa

Description:

This vellum Qur΄an page has 13 lines in kufic script. The vowels are indicated by red dots. Text: Surat al A’raf, VII, parts of verses 77–86. Verse 80 is marked with an illuminated device in colours and gold.

Citation of this web page:

 "Qur΄an leaf" in Explore Islamic Art Collections , Museum With No Frontiers, 2019. http://www.museumwnf.org/thematicgallery/thg_galleries/database_item.php?itemId=objects;EPM;it;Mus21;42;en&id=manuscripts

MWNF Working Number: IT1 42