Hand - Kufic Arabic

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an overview of calligraphic kufic variations of the word "Allah":

an overview of calligraphic kufic variations of the word "Allah":

Cat. No. 5: Folio from the “Qarmathian Qur’an” Iran, mid-12th century

Cat. No. 5: Folio from the “Qarmathian Qur’an” Iran, mid-12th century

Leaf from a Koran with a vertical format, written in eastern Kufi Iran or Iraq; beginning of 12th century 26,5 × 19,9 cm

Leaf from a Koran with a vertical format, written in eastern Kufi Iran or Iraq; beginning of 12th century 26,5 × 19,9 cm

11th century Quran in Eastern Kufic style, Iran Kufi is perhaps the oldest calligraphic style which was developed in Kufa in Iraq, hence the name.

11th century Quran in Eastern Kufic style, Iran Kufi is perhaps the oldest calligraphic style which was developed in Kufa in Iraq, hence the name.

An illuminated Qur'an leaf in eastern Kufic script, Persia, 12th century AD

An illuminated Qur'an leaf in eastern Kufic script, Persia, 12th century AD

11th-12th centuries. . Eastern Kufic script. Courtesy of the Library of Congress, African and Middle Eastern Division

11th-12th centuries. . Eastern Kufic script. Courtesy of the Library of Congress, African and Middle Eastern Division

A LARGE EASTERN KUFIC QUR'AN LEAF, INK AND GOLD ON PAPER, SELJUK PERSIA, 11TH CENTURY

A LARGE EASTERN KUFIC QUR'AN LEAF, INK AND GOLD ON PAPER, SELJUK PERSIA, 11TH CENTURY

Two leaves from a Koran written in Eastern Kufi. Iran or Iraq; 11th century

Two leaves from a Koran written in Eastern Kufi. Iran or Iraq; 11th century

Iran, 11th century. Written in Eastern Kufic (formerly called Karmathian Kufic), Sura s4:end of verse 3 5-verse 39. Ink, colors, and gold on paper. 91/2x 135/16 in. (24.1 x 33.85 cm). Rogers Fund, 1940 (40.164. sr)

Iran, 11th century. Written in Eastern Kufic (formerly called Karmathian Kufic), Sura s4:end of verse 3 5-verse 39. Ink, colors, and gold on paper. 91/2x 135/16 in. (24.1 x 33.85 cm). Rogers Fund, 1940 (40.164. sr)

Qur'an Section in Eastern Kufic with Commentary, Illuminated Arabic and Persian Manuscript on Paper, Seljuk, Persia, 11th Century text: surat al imran 32.2 by 21.5cm.

Qur'an Section in Eastern Kufic with Commentary, Illuminated Arabic and Persian Manuscript on Paper, Seljuk, Persia, 11th Century text: surat al imran 32.2 by 21.5cm.

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