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Name of Object:

Qur΄an leaf


Turin, Italy

Holding Museum:

MAO Museum of Oriental Art

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Date of Object:

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

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Material(s) / Technique(s):

Vellum, ink, gold and red pigment


Height 20.5 cm


Near East or North Africa


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, 2018. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;EPM;it;Mus21;42;en

MWNF Working Number: IT1 42


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