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Colophon


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Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.602 contains the first of 2 colophons in Arabic. This one, at the end of the preface, gives the title of the work, the scribe's name, and the date of copying.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Transliteration] katabahu Muhammad /1/ Mīrak bn Mīr Muhammad /2/ al-Husaynī /3/ al-Ustādī /4/ ghafara dunūbahu /5/ wa-satara 'uyūb /6/ ahu tamma tamma /7/ tamma /8/ fī sanat 1028 /9/
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1028 AH/AD 1618-1619 (Qajar)
Medium
ink and pigments on laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.602.7A
Measurements
H: 14 3/8 x W: 9 1/4 in. (36.5 x 23.5 cm)
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