[القرآن. سورة 1].

[al-Qurʾān. Sūrah 1].

Format
  • Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[18--]
Description
Camel scapula (11 lines); 37.1 x 17.2 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Manuscripts, ArabicNew JerseyPrinceton [Browse]
Summary note
Shoulder blade (scapula) of a camel on which is inscribed the Fātiḥa in black ink. Unrefined script; text not vocalized. This item is of the type from which sections of the Koran were collected and compiled in the eighth century C.E. Items of this type continued in use in North Africa into this century.
Notes
  • On verso in red: Musqaṭ 1930 (193a?) Dr. Zwemer.
  • Accession numbers located in joint socket.
  • Incipit:بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد لله رب العالمين ...
  • Explicit:صراط التى انعمتها على (؟) غير المغضوب عليهم من ورا (؟) الضال[ين] امين. صورت الفاتح[ة][؟]جون اوحي(؟)هو تالد غلاقه(؟
Provenance
Ex 4342/Mus. Obj. 5038. Gift of Dr. Samuel M. Zwemer, Hune 1943.
OCLC
122711714
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