Artist Islamic, Iraqi
  • Qur'an Folio
Date 9th century
Medium Ink, colors and gold on parchment
Dimensions Overall: 7 1/2 × 11 3/8 inches (19.1 × 28.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Robert Hamilton Fund
Accession Number 1984.44.A
Department Islamic Art
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed: translation: [(Sura 6), Part of verse 58... | Not with me is that which you seek to hasten/; the judgment is God's alone. He relates the truth, and He is the Best of deciders | Verse 59 Say: ^If what you seek to hasten were with me, the matter between you and me would be decided; and God knows very well the evil doers. Verse 60, Part of: With him are the keys of the unseen; none knows them but He. He knows what is in land and sea; not a leaf falls, | but He knows it!]
(Said Motamed, Frankfurt, Germany);
1984-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bulletin of the DIA 62, no. 2 (1985): p. 30 (fig. 22).