[القرآن. سورة 6:39-130، 141-165 ؛ 7:1-95].

[al-Qurʾān. Sūrah 6:39-130, 141-165; 7:1-95].

Uniform title
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[between 8--? and 9--?]
Description
iii, 18, iii leaves : parchment ; 111 x 176 (75 x 125) mm. bound to 117 x 184 mm.

Details

Subject(s)
Getty AAT genre
Summary note
Fragment of a Qurʾān containing Sūrah 6:141 (in part) - 7:95 (in part) (fol. 1a-10b) and Sūrah 6:39 (in part) - 130 (fol. 11a-18b), likely from the 9th or 10th centuries.
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Physical description: 5 lines per page; written in small early Abbasid script (style D.Va--see Déroche, F., The Abbasid tradition, no. 52) in brown-black ink on parchment. Vocalized with red dots. Āyahs terminate with small gold medallions. Sūrah indicated in gold on fol. 3b. Damp staining across upper edge; text partially effaced on some pages.
  • Origin: Likely from the 9th or 10th centuries; compare with Déroche, F., The Abbasid tradition, no. 52.
Binding note
Rebound in modern binding. Originally housed in full brown leather wrapper with flap, with gold-stamped central mandorla and fillets; wrapper is in poor condition and is shelved separately as Islamic Manuscripts, Garrett Additional no. 2a.
Language note
Arabic.
Provenance
Purchased in Damascus, 1936.
Source acquisition
Gift; Robert Garrett (Princeton Class of 1897), 1942.
OCLC
230196954
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