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Colophon


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Description This folio from Walters mansucript W.628 contains a colophon in Arabic that gives the name of the scribe and the date of copying.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [Ex libris on upper board inside]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Transliteration] tamma al-kitāb bi-'awn al-Malik al-Wahhāb 'alá yad al-'abd al-faqīr /1/ Zayn al-'Ābidīn ibn 'Abd al-Rahman al-Jāmī tāba Allāh 'alayhi wa-ghafara lahu /2/ wa-liwālidayhi fī Sha'bān al-mu'azzam al-mu'anazzim /3/ fī shuhūr sanat thamān 'ashar /4/ wa-tis'imi<'>ah hijriyah /5/ m (= tamma) /6/
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
Sha'ban 918 AH/AD 1512 (Safavid)
Medium
ink and pigments on brown laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.628.156B
Measurements
H: 8 7/16 x W: 5 5/16 in. (21.5 x 13.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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