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Fine kufic script in gold on vellum, with 10 lines per page, letter-pointing of very thin, diagonal dashes in light brown ink, vocalisation of red, blue and green dots, tenth verses marked within the text with abjad letters on gold kufic surrounded by a floral roundel in blue.
AKM479, Folio from a Quran manuscript

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Fine kufic script in gold on vellum, with 10 lines per page, letter-pointing of very thin, diagonal dashes in light brown ink, vocalisation of red, blue and green dots, tenth verses marked within the text with abjad letters on gold kufic surrounded by a floral roundel in blue.
AKM479, Folio from a Quran manuscript, Back

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Folio from a Quran manuscript
Q50:14-22
  • Accession Number:AKM479
  • Place:North Africa
  • Dimensions:17.9 x 26 cm
  • Date:9th - 10th centuries
  • Materials and Technique:opaque watercolour, ink, and gold on parchment

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