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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!!

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Ancient Manuscript Review 150 : Antique Malay Maulid Manuscript 18th Century

This is a malay manuscript on praises and prayers for Prophet Muhammad (SAW) written in Arabic with translation in Javanese. Acquired from Indonesian contact in 2014. Undated but it is estimated from 18th Century due to its written on oriental paper.

Manuscript Specs

Item : Antique Malay Manuscript
Content : Maulid of Prophet
Dim :  215mm  x  170mm
Date : 18-19th century
Copyist : anonymous
Origin : Indonesia
Calligraphy : Malay
Design : Written in Malay scripts in red & black in Arabic & Javanese language
Purchased Price :US

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