Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript. Dimensions: H.10 in. (25.4 cm) W. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm). Date: late 11th-12th century. This folio from a Qur'an is written on paper in black new style script, with vocalizations in red, diacritical marks in gold, and other orthographical signs in blue and black. The golden medallions are verse markers: the smaller ones contain letter numerals, while the larger one contains the words "100 verses" encircled by a band of trefoil scrolls, indicating the beginning of the 100th verse of Sura 6 (al-An'am, "of the Cattle"). Paper, a Chinese invention, was first produce

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Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript. Dimensions: H.10 in. (25.4 cm) W. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm). Date: late 11th-12th century. This folio from a Qur'an is written on paper in black new style script, with vocalizations in red, diacritical marks in gold, and other orthographical signs in blue and black. The golden medallions are verse markers: the smaller ones contain letter numerals, while the larger one contains the words "100 verses" encircled by a band of trefoil scrolls, indicating the beginning of the 100th verse of Sura 6 (al-An'am, "of the Cattle"). Paper, a Chinese invention, was first produce

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