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Leaf of a Qur'an

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Inscription

Recto - Sura 51 [Adh-Dhariyat, "The Winnowing Winds"], vv. 55-58 Verso - Sura 51[Adh-Dhariyat, "The Winnowing Winds"], v. 58 to Sura 52 [At-Tur, "The Mount"], v.1

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

9th–10th century A.D.

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

06.2460

Medium or Technique

Ink, color and gold on vellum

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts