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[القرآن. سورة 7:115-134].
[al-Qurʾān. Sūrah 7:115-134].
1 leaf : parchment ; 111 x 174 (72 x 133) mm.
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Fragment from a manuscript of the Qurʾān (7:115 [in part] - 134 [in part]) in early Abbasid script, likely from the 9th century.
Physical description: 15 lines per page; written in small, early Abbasid script (style B.II--see Déroche, F., The Abbasid tradition, no.10) in dark brown on parchment. The vowel signs are dots in red. The ḍammah is represented by a dot to the right of the letter, the fatḥah by one over and the kasrah by one below (cf. al-Suyūṭī, Itqān, Cairo, 1925, vol. II, p. 171, 11. 27-8). Extensive water damage, with pieces of leaf torn away; most of text on verso effaced.
Origin: Likely from the 9th century (compare with Déroche, F., The Abbasid tradition, no. 10).
Gift; Robert Garrett (Class of 1897), 1942.
Hitti, P. K. et al. Descriptive catalog, 1150
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