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ARCHITECT'S DRAWING OF THE GROUND PLAN OF THE PALACE OF NUR ADAD IN LARSA | MS 3031

 MS on clay, Larsa, Babylonia, 1865-1850 BC, 1 tablet, 12,0x8,8x2,5 cm, detailed drawing with the various halls, rooms and antechambers around the central courtyard.

LABYRINTH OF SQUARE AND SYMMETRIC FORM | MS 3194

MS in Old Babylonian on clay, Babylonia, 2000-1700 BC, 1 tablet, 11,7x10,3x2,0 cm, labyrinth of square and symmetric form. 

ARCHITECTURAL PATTERN BOOK-ms-2460

MS in Newari on yellow stained paper, Nepal, 18th c., 32 ff. (complete), 29x13 cm, single column, (26x13 cm), 9-11 lines in Newari script, 30 drawings or diagrams in red, blue, green, orange and white. 

KRISTIAN BLYSTAD: PROTOTYPES FOR BIBLIOTHECA ALEXANDRINA | MS 2255

MS in Latin and Old Sumerian on granite, Oslo, 1995, 4 stone slabs, all together 300x200x7-15 cm, 2,4 tons, 1 sign in Latin capital, 1 sign in Sumerian pictographic script, by the sculptor Kristian Blystad, after designs by Jorunn Sannes. 

BOOK OF HOURS, USE OF METZ | MS 007 (1)

MS in Latin and French on vellum, Metz, France, mid 15th c., 134 ff. (-ca. 5), 17x12 cm.

ROSARY, PRAYERBOOK MAINLY ON PATER NOSTER AND AVE MARIA | MS 012 (1)

MS in Latin and French, with Flemish on the flyleaves, on vellum, Tournai, France, 1475-90, 71 ff. (-5), 18x12 cm, single column (14x9 cm).

THE CATHERINE DE MEDICI HOURS | MS 013 (1)

MS in Latin and French on vellum, Paris or Tour, France, ca. 1480, 167 ff. (-8), 16x11 cm, single column (14x8 cm), 18 lines in a Gothic liturgical book script, 340 panel borders in liquid gold and colours, 103 miniatures of which 14 are full-page in liquid gold and colours in the style of Jean Colombe and of Maître François. 

LETTER TO KING SHULGI  | MS 2199/2

MS in Neo Sumerian on clay, Babylonia, 28th regnal year of King Samsu-iluna, 1722 BC, 1 tablet, 10,5x7,1x2,7 cm, single column, 29 lines in cuneiform script by Marduk-mushallim. 

PSEUDO-ARISTOTELES: LETTERS TO ALEXANDER THE GREAT | MS 2048

MS in Arabic on paper, Syria, ca. 1250-1275, 79 ff. (complete), 25x19 cm, single column (18x12 cm), 13 lines in Arabic Naskhi script, emphasis and proper names in red and blue, large circular panel in black, red and blue.