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Text Page with Colophon

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Description This leaf, Walters W.679, is the back of an illustration of the Prophet Muhammad praying at the Ka'bah from the 11th century AH/AD 17th. It is an illuminated text page written in Nasta'liq script with a colophon dated 798 AH/AD 1396 by Abu Sa'id al-Husayni.
  • The Divine Word and Sacred Sites of Islam. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1997.
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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11th century AH/AD 17th century (Ottoman)
ink and pigments on paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
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H: 9 13/16 x W: 5 7/8 in. (25 x 15 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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