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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!!

Monday, June 4, 2012

Ancient Manuscript Review 58 : Antique Iraqi Quran ( 1232 AH)





This is a handwritten Quran from Iraq. Texts are written in Naskh script within red frame. .The first 2 pages are beautifully gold gilded & illuminated. It's dated 1232 AH ( 1816 CE) but I couldn't decipher the name of the copyist.

Manuscript Specs

Item : Antique Quran
Content : A complete Quran
Dim : 11" x 8" x 2"
Date : 1232 AH ( 1816 CE)
Copyist : Indechiperable
Origin : Iraq
Calligraphy : Naskh
Design : 14 lines written text per page
Purchased Price :USD

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