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Initial Verses of Chapter 2 of the Qur'an
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Initial Verses of Chapter 2 of the Qur'an


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Description This text folio page from Walters manuscript W.559 is the beginning of Surat al-baqarah. The black Naskh is the Qur'anic text and the text in red is the interlinear Persian translation.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
723 AH/AD 1323
Medium
ink and pigments on dark cream laid Persian paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.559.3A
Measurements
H: 7 5/16 x W: 5 5/16 in. (18.5 x 13.5 cm)
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