Minassian's manuscripts collection, AM 13658, #16.

Manuscript, Book
[9-10th century]
1 leaf : vellum ; 166 x 221 (113 x 171) mm


Contained in
Minasyan's manuscripts collection, AM 13658.
Restrictions note
Significantly faded inks on fol. 1b (flesh side); heavily ragged edges, several holes, text is slightly affected.
Summary note
Parchment leaf from an Egyptian Kufic Qur'an.
  • Parchment.
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title provided by the cataloger.
  • Single leaf with surat Luqmān (18-29/31).
  • Written in fine Kufic script of medium size in black inks; vocalizations in red, green and black ink; two rubrics in golden ink. In the right top corner of fol. 1a accession number in pencil - AM 13658 and piece number in the collection - # 16
  • "Some of the manuscripts of this group were not found with the other pieces when they were boxed in December, 1954. The group as it now stands had been together since at least 1949. The missing pieces have presumably been placed in with other mss. They will be pulled out and put with AM 13658 as found. A.C. 1-3-55" -note by a former curator on a paper card inside the box.
  • Incipit: كل مختال فخور واقصد في مشيك واغضض من صوتك...
  • Explicit: ...يولج الليل في النهار ويولج النهار في الليل وسخر ا[لشمس]
Language note
In Arabic.
Previously owned by Krikor Minassian (1874-1944).
Other title(s)
Qurʼan. Sūrat Luqmān
Minassian's manuscripts collection, AM 13658
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