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[al-Qurʼān]. = [القرآن].

Standardized Title:
Qurʼan. Selections.
قرآن. Selections.
Publication:
[after 1950?]
Format/Description:
Manuscript
5 leaves : paper, illuminations ; 145 x 5 cm.
Form/Genre:
Scrolls (information artifacts)
Qurʼans.
Manuscripts, Arabic -- 20th century.
Language:
Arabic.
Summary:
Selections from the Qurʼān on a narrow, paper scroll. Lithographed rather than written, though decoration is by hand. The following verses are included: al-Fātiḥah, al-Baqarah (1-34), Āl-ʻImrān (1-31), Ṭā Ḥā (1-47), Yā Sīn (1-24), al-Mulk (1-21), al-Ikhlāṣ, al-Falaq, al-Nās.
Notes:
Ms. roll.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Layout: 3 lines per centimeter for text areas.
Script: Informal naskh in black ink, pointed, unvocalized.
Decoration: Simple illuminated rectangular panels composed of red, green, and blue triangles together.
Binding: Cover made of a thin piece of brown leather attached to the top leaf, with no way to attach the ends.
Origin: Item is not dated, but likely make in the second half of the 20th century.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Benjamin Franklin Library Fund.
Penn Provenance:
Sold on eBay in 2014.
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Roll 1965.
Contributor:
Benjamin Franklin Library Fund.
OCLC:
1083523251
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