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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1919.158
People
Unknown Artist
Title
Folio from a Qur'an: Sura 17: mid 64 - end 73 (recto), Sura 17: mid 73 - end 85 (verso)
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Qur'an
Classification
Manuscripts
Work Type
manuscript folio
Date
9th century
Places
Creation Place: Middle East
Period
Abbasid period
Culture
Arab
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/215216
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Calligraphy, ink and gold on parchment
Dimensions
folio: 23.5 x 30.7 cm (9 1/4 x 12 1/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Hervey E. Wetzel
Accession Year
1919
Object Number
1919.158
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Wilson Bishai, Humanities in the Arabic-Islamic World, W.C. Brown Co. (Dubuque, Iowa, 1973), Pg. 94

Exhibition History

Islamic Art: Drawings, Calligraphies and Objects, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 06/29/1983 - 09/25/1983

Writing the Word of God: Calligraphy and the Qur’an , The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, 11/03/2007 - 02/03/2008; Asia Society Museum, New York, 10/07/2008 - 02/08/2009; Michael C. Carlos Museum of Art, Atlanta, 08/28/2010 - 12/05/2010

32Q: 2550 Islamic, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/07/2018 - 04/17/2019

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