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Colophon


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Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.631 contains a colophon in partly vocalized Arabic in the shape of a triangle. The colophon gives the date of copying.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Transliteration] tammat [sic] al-kitāb bi-'awni Allāhi al-maliki al-wahhāb wa-sallá Allāh /1/ 'alá khayr khalqih Muhammad wa-ālihi ajma'in wa-al-hamd li-Llāhi /2/ rabbi al-'ālamīn fī ta<'>rīkh salkhi /3/ Safar khutima [sic] bi-al-khayr wa-al-zafar /4/ sanat 946 /5/ m [=tamma] m [=tamma] m [=tamma] /6/
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
946 AH/AD 1539 (Safavid)
Medium
ink and pigments on laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.631.172A
Measurements
H: 8 11/16 x W: 5 1/8 in. (22 x 13 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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