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Leaf of a Qur'an

Inscription

Left side (verso)- Sura 21 [Al-Anbiya, "The Prophets"], vv. 17-21 Right side (recto)- Sura 21 [Al-Anbiya, "The Prophets"], vv. 21-25

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

9th–10th century A.D. (?)

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

20.885

Medium or Technique

Vellum

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts