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Monday, October 3, 2011

Ancient Manuscript Review 12 : Antique Bihari Quran ( 1065 AH)

This is an old handwritten Quran from Bihar India. This is a rare Quran as it was written in Bihari script which has now extinct.It was written in 1065 AH by Kanikar

Manuscript Specs

Item : A Handwritten Bihari Quran
Content : A complete Quran
Dim : 10" x 6" x 3"
Date : 1065 AH (1654 CE)
Copyist : Kanikar
Origin : Bihar India
Calligraphy : Bihari
Design : Text written in Bihari script on Arabic paper with vowel & diacritical signs in black and red. 15 lines per page. Leather cover was not original.
Purchased Price :USD

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