Description Walters manuscript W.570 is a large-size illuminated copy of the Qur'an made probably in Turkey in the 11th century AH/AD 17th century. This polychrome manuscript is penned in a number of scripts, including Muhaqqaq, Thuluth, Naskh and Tawqi'.
- The Cross and the Crescent: Books from the Ottoman Age. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2003.
- Speaking the Word of God: Illuminated Korans from the Walters Art Museum. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2007.
- Poetry and Prayer: Islamic Manuscripts from the Walters Art Museum. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2010.
Provenance Sultan Ahmad (reigned 1703-1730) [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Mosque of Murad Pasha, Istanbul, 1719, by gift [donated by the Ottoman ruler Sultan Ahmad to the Mosque]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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