Fragment of a Qur'an, sura 2:191-233

Ink, color and gold on parchment | 24.5 x 33cm

Unknown Artist

Most Qur'ans from the late ninth and early tenth centuries are written with a reed pen in dark brown or black ink on a horizontally oriented parchment. The script generally is referred to as kufic, a term associated with the town of Kufa in southern ...
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