Qurʼan from early Abbasid.
Qurʼan from early Abbasid.
A leaf from a very elegant illuminated parchment Qurʾan. Each page has six lines of a neatly executed block of text. The golden medallion in the middle of the fourth line indicates verse 70 of Chapter 17 (sūrat al-Isrāʾ). It is vocalized by means of red dots.
RBD AC195 Rare Books/Special Collections (McLennan Bldg, 4th floor)