A journey to search my soul

This is a blog of my personal collections. The purpose of this blog is to educate myself and public in regards to antiquities especially related to religion and calligraphy. I welcome everyone to input their feedback in this blog which they think would be helpful. I do not watermark the photos in this blog so everyone is free to use them as long as they are not used for illegal and unethical reasons. I appreciate if you could notify me if you plan to use any of the photos here. Enjoy browsing!!

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Ancient Manuscript Review 31 : Antique Africa Manuscript ( 200 years old)

This is my first antique african manuscript in my collection. Purchased from Ebay sometime in 2003. Undated but it comes with a letter from McGill University estimating the age & the origin of the manuscript.

Manuscript Specs

Item : A handwritten North African Prayer manuscript
Content : A 4.prayer book
Dim : 5" x 5" x 1"
Date : 200 years old
Copyist : Unknown
Origin : North Africa
Calligraphy : Magribi
Design : Text written in Maghribi script on thick paper with vowel & diacritical signs in black. 8 lines per page .
Purchased Price :USD

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