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Qur'an, probably Mesopotamia, dated 17 Ramadan AH 599/ 6 June 1203 (gold on paper) (see also 488330, 31, 33 and 59)

The earliest known complete dated Qur'an written in gold

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Qur'an, probably Mesopotamia, dated 17 Ramadan AH 599/ 6 June 1203 (gold on paper) (see also 488330, 31, 33 and 59)
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CH488329
Title
Qur'an, probably Mesopotamia, dated 17 Ramadan AH 599/ 6 June 1203 (gold on paper) (see also 488330, 31, 33 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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Photo © Christie's Images / Bridgeman Images
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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