23 April 2002
North Africa or Near East, 8th century
Sura al-tauba, IX, vv. 41-47, manuscript on parchment, 13ll. of sepia western kufic, vocalisation of red dots, verse division marked by three dashes in brown ink, slight water staining to one corner and fading to verso, lower edge trimmed
Folio 10¼ x 15in. (26.1 x 38.2cm.)
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