From: Iran | Kerman Province

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number NEP27.204
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Islamic | Arabic
Provenience Iran | Kerman Province
Manufacture Location Cairo (uncertain)
Creator Mahmud Ben EL-Husein
Period Seljuk
Date Made 1164 CE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Paper | Ink
Iconography Koran

Complete text of Qur'an written in black ink, Arabic gloss written in red ink. Between the time of its copying and its donation as waqf (pious donation), found in the margins of folio 2a, by Am?r Ahmad J?w?sh (d. 1786) to the al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo, the manuscript underwent many repairs and emandations. Geometrically elaborated double page finispiece (212c and 213a) bears inscription: written and decorated by Mahm?d ibn al-Husayn al- Kirm?n?, the scribe, at the end of the month of Jumada the First, of the year 559 A.H. (April 25, 1164 AD). 215 folios.

Height 42.3 cm
Width 29.4 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Dimitri Andalaft; subscription of Eldridge R. Johnson, 1919
Other Number 405r 406v - Other Number

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