Qur'an Manuscript Folio (recto; verso); Left side of Bifolio

Gold, ink and colors on parchment | 26.7 x 73cm | 800s

Unknown Artist

Because of its connection with the Qur'an, calligraphy was elevated above all other art forms in the Islamic world. From an awkward and nearly illegible form of writing, Arabic script was transformed during the 600s and 700s to make it worthy of reco...
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