Book - Koran manuscript (open)

Dublin Core

Title

Book - Koran manuscript (open)

Description

This Koran probably dates around 1700 AD and is from Afghanistan. However, this Koran is done in Arabic calligraphy (handwritten), a style of Nastaliq script. This manuscript has been partially restored and rebound. It was also done with beautiful color pigments, including gold and lapis lazuli.
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Contributor

Fine Arts Collection. Luther College.
Luther College

Rights

Materials may be used for educational, non-commercial purposes only. Acknowledgement to be given to the ASIANetwork-Luce Asian Art in the Undergraduate Curriculum Project and to the college from whose collection the work comes. The individual college retains copyright to the work.

Format

image/jpg

Language

Arabic

Type

still image

Identifier

soclaa00203

Coverage

Afghanistan
18th century

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

2583 w x 2424 h, 300 ppi

Files

https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/9473/archive/files/4419711a0639f552df9ef380a9405c1b.jpg

Citation

“Book - Koran manuscript (open),” ASIANetwork IDEAS Project, accessed December 12, 2017, http://www.ideasproject.org/items/show/1950.