Manuscript/Mixed Material Image 8 of [Qurʼān].

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Contributor Names
Nayrīzī, Aḥmad, scribe.
Created / Published
1120 [1708 or 1709]
Subject Headings
-  Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)
-  Manuscripts, Persian--Washington (D.C.)
-  Iran
-  Manuscript.
-  Arabic and Persian.
-  Title supplied by cataloger.
-  Written by Aḥmad al-Nayrīzī.
-  Written in Iran.
-  Paper; thin, cream color polished paper with no watermarks; elaborate floral unwan in gold, black, blue and red; fol. 1b and 2a have gold floral design in borders; in remainder of the work, the text is enclosed in an elaborate ruled border of blue, gold, red and blue; the text has an interlinear Persian translation in red ink from the beginning to the end of Sūrat al-Baqarah, 278; verses separated by gold medallions; black ink; catchwords.
-  Naskh; 12 lines in written area 25 x 13.5 cm.
-  Fol. 1b-336b.
-  Library of Congress. Arabic manuscript, M132.
-  Binding is black laquer with orangish gold floral designs; border around center panel contains Qur'anic verses.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
-  Explicit/Colophon: حرره الداعي لابود الدولة القاهرة الماهرة احمد النيريزي في 1120.
336 leaves (12 lines), paper : bound ; 36.7 x 23 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
BP100 1708
Digital Id
Library of Congress Control Number
Online Format
LCCN Permalink
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The contents of the Library of Congress Persian Language Manuscript Project are in the public domain or have no known copyright restrictions and are free to use and reuse.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, African and Middle East Division, Near East Section Persian Manuscript Collection

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Nayrīzī, Aḥmad, Scribe. Qurʼān. [1708 or 1709, 1708] Manuscript/Mixed Material.

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