HIJAZI QU'RAN

MS 4584
MS Short Title HIJAZI QU'RAN
Text
  1. Qur'an 2:206-223
  2. 2. Qur'an 2:277-286
Description MS palimpsest on vellum, Medina, 644-656 (text 1) and 632-650 (text 2) 1 f 37x28 cm, single column (34x26 cm) 24 + 20 lines in Ti'm (or Hijazi) script.
Context Sotheby's 22.10.1993:31 preceded the present leaf with verses 265-277.
Provenance 1. Sotheby's 22.10.1992:551; 2. Christie1s 1.5.2001:12; 3. Sam Fogg, London, June 2001; 4. De-accessioned to Sam Fogg June 2005.
Commentary The present leaf is among the earliest witnesses to the Qur'an.
Place of origin Medina
Dates 644-650 AD

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