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Qur'an, probably Mesopotamia, dated 17 Ramadan AH 599/ 6 June 1203 (gold on paper) (see also 488329-31 and 59)

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CH488333
Title
Qur'an, probably Mesopotamia, dated 17 Ramadan AH 599/ 6 June 1203 (gold on paper) (see also 488329-31 and 59)
Artist
'Umar, Yahya Bin Muhammad Ibn (fl.1203)
Location
Private Collection
Medium
gold on paper
Date
1203 AD (C13th AD)
Dimensions
14x10.2 cms
Description

The earliest known complete dated Qur'an written in gold

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Keywords
/ religious / book / scripture / arabic / manuscript / medieval / gilded / text / pages / script / gilt / books / calligraphy / page / islamic / first / illuminated / mesopotamian / earliest / koran / islam / qur'an

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