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Illuminated Text Page with Indication of Prostration (sajdah)
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Illuminated Text Page with Indication of Prostration (sajdah)


Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description In the right margin of this folio from Walters manuscript W.552 is an inscription that reads: sajdah (prostration).
Exhibitions
  • The Divine Word and Sacred Sites of Islam. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1997.
  • Poetry and Prayer: Islamic Manuscripts from the Walters Art Museum. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2010.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Transcription] sajdah
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
3rd century AH/AD 9th century (Abbasid)
Medium
ink and pigments on parchment
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.552.50B
Measurements
H: 5 5/16 x W: 8 1/4 in. (13.5 x 21 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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