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Leaf of a Qur'an

Inscription

Left side (verso)- Sura 29 [Al-Ankabut, "The Spider"], vv. 51-56 Right side (recto)- Sura 29 [Al-Ankabut, "The Spider"], vv. 56-62

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

9th–10th century A.D. (?)

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

20.888

Medium or Technique

Vellum

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts