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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!!

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Ancient Manuscript Review 64 : Antique Moroccon / Maghribi Quran ( 1270 AH)

This is an old handwritten Quran originally from Morocco dated 1270 AH which is equivalent to 1853 CE. .It is a complete Quran. It was written in a simple Maghribi calligraphy. This Quran has a colophone on the last leaf mentioning the copyist name of Sayed Bir  Muhammad Anzud. The cover was original and made of leather.

Manuscript Specs

Item : Antique Morocco Quran
Content : A complete Quran
Dim : 9" x 7" x 2"
Date : 1270 AH ( 1853 CE)
Copyist : Sayed Bir Muhammad Anzud
Origin : Morocco
Calligraphy : Maghribi
Design : 18 lines written in Maghribi script without border
Purchased Price :US

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