Qur'an Manuscript Folio (verso)

Ink, gold, and color on parchment | 52.7 x 55.4cm | 1200s-1300s

Unknown Artist

This page from the "Chapter of Light" (24:59-61) in the Qur'an is written in the monumental script of Islamic Spain and North Africa, known as Maghribi Kufic. Words flow rhythmically with curving flourishes toward the left margin where letters end in...
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