Early Islamic Period

Two leaves from a manuscript of the Qur’an

Figure 4
Two Leaves from a Manuscript of the Qur’an

Abbasid caliphate, ninth to tenth century
Ink and gold on parchment
5 3/4 x 18 1/8 in. (14.5 x 46 cm)
The Nasli M. Heeramaneck Collection, gift of Joan Palevsky
M.73.5.499

 

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