Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Arabic 6 (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Arabic Manuscripts


1 copy of al-Qurʼān

Koran. Written in fine naskh. 1st page illuminated in gold. Headings of surahs in gold. Ajza, half ajza, 60th parts of the book and groups of five and ten verses noted in gold in the margin.

Language(s): Arabic

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 349 f.
Dimensions (leaf): 8.5 × 5.5 cm.
Dimensions (written):



Naskh >


Origin: 1098 AH

Provenance and Acquisition

in Gregorian.


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