Eight folios of this dispersed Qur'an are held in the Museum collection. Among these folios is the colophon page, with the signature of the scribe Muhammad al‑Zanjani from the town of Zanjan, in northwestern Iran, and the date of completion, A
Surat 12 Yusuf (Joseph), Joseph of the Coat of Many Colors, Joseph who is sold into slavery by his brothers. This is one of the most beautiful chapters of the Qur'an.a most wonderful telling of this story.
The script on this page is thuluth, a cursive script typical of the Mamluk period centuries) in Egypt. The background of spiral scrollwork used on this decorative page is also characteristic of Korans of this period Calligrapher: unknown.