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Illuminated Explicit Page with Colophon

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Description This is the final illuminated page in the codex, Walters W.582. The last panel contains the colophon, written in Riqa' script, giving the name of the scribe as Habib Allah ibn Dust Muhammad al-Khwarizmi.
Provenance [Two erased large seals on folio 1a]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquistion unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Transliteration] mashaqahu al-'abd al-mudhnib/1/ al-rājī ilá rahmat rabbih al-ghanī /2/ Habīb Allāh ibn Dūst Muhammad /3/ al-Khwārizmī ghafara dhunūbahumā /4/ wa-satara 'uyūbahumā bi-hurmat al-nabī /5/ wa-<ā>lih wa-sahbih wa-sallama h (= intahá) /6/
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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11th century AH/AD 17th century-12th century AH/AD 18th century
ink and pigments on cream, glazed paper for main panel with multi-colored paper for inlaid margins
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
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H: 10 1/16 x W: 6 1/2 in. (25.5 x 16.5 cm)
  • Turkey (Place of Origin)
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
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