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Koran leaf, circa 1200
SC 827
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Title:

Koran leaf, circa 1200

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Single leaf from a Koran, possibly Persian, ca. 1200. Written in Cufic characters on recto and verso. The style of calligraphy suggests Mashad (Persia), although possibly from Arabia or Egypt. Description accompanying leaf notes that a few leaves from this manuscript are in the Oriental Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Oversize boxed.

Date:

1200 (issued)

Note:

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Cite as: [Identification of item], Koran leaf, SC 827. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Physical Description:

0.01 linear feet

Language:

English

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Origin:

No place, unknown, or undetermined

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