Description: text: surah al-hajj (XXII) part of verse 51 to part of verse 53; part of verse 65 to part of verse 67
Arabic manuscript on vellum, 2 leaves, 7 lines to the page written in large Kufic script in black ink, diacritics and vowel points indicated by large red dots, wide outer borders
Dimensions: 28 by 75cm.
Condition Report: In fair overall condition, reverse of bifolium with slightly faded ink, minor losses to leaf edges, stains, as viewed.
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