MAMLUK QUR'AN

MS 5316
MS Short Title MAMLUK QUR'AN
Text QUR’AN 23:28-33
Description MS in Arabic on paper, Egypt, ca. 1300-1350, 1 f., 26x19 cm, single column, (18x13 cm), 4 lines in Rayhani script influenced by Muhaqqaq script, verses marked with gold rosettes with a blue centre, tenth verses marked with gold roundel within a blue circle, containing the word "ashar" (ten) in gold ornamental Kufic script.
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Context From a 30 volumes Mamluk Qur’an with the highly unusual four-line format. Other leaves in Dublin, Chester Beatty Library; Copenhagen, the Khalili Collection, and the H. E. Muhammad Mahdi al-Tajir Collection. Provenance: 1. Sam Fogg, London.
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Commentary From a 30 volumes Mamluk Qur’an with the highly unusual four-line format. Other leaves in Dublin, Chester Beatty Library; Copenhagen, the Khalili Collection, and the H. E. Muhammad Mahdi al-Tajir Collection. Provenance: 1. Sam Fogg, London.
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Place of origin Egypt
Dates ca 1300-1350

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