Add. 1130 (University Library, Cambridge University)
Summary of Contents: Kufic fragments from an Abbasid Qurʼān (probably third century A.H./ninth century C.E.), containing verses from the Suras al-Ḥijr (سورة الحجر) and al-Naḥl (سورة النحل). These fragments were found in al-Haram al-Sharīf at Jerusalem. The script seems to correspond to the Abbasid Style D.I or D.II as described by F. Deroche
Origin: 3rd century AH; 9th century CE
Provenance and Acquisition
Bought from Professor E.H. Palmer and E.E. Tyrwhitt in 1878.
"Manuscript description based on E. G. Browne: A hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts, including all those written in the Arabic character, preserved in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1900", abbreviated by the OCIMCO project team.
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