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MAO Museum of Oriental Art
Hegira late 3rd–early 4th century / AD late 9th–early 10th century
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.
"Qur΄an leaf" in Explore Islamic Art Collections. Museum With No Frontiers, 2017. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;EPM;it;Mus21;42;en
MWNF Working Number: IT1 42