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MS Or 106 al-Niṣf al-thānī min juzʼ aḥad ʻashar. / النصف الثاني من جزء احد عشر


al-Niṣf al-thānī min juzʼ aḥad ʻashar.
النصف الثاني من جزء احد عشر

Other related names

Call number

MS Or 106
(New York, NY. 10027, Columbia University., Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

Alternate identifiers


Columbia University.


Arabic with a few statements in Persian


No date of copy, though the donation note is dated Rajab 1284 (October-November 1867) (f. 2r). Possibly copied in Iran.


Second half of section 11 in full, containing the first word of 10:26 to the final word of 11:5. This copy also contains a waqf statement and prayers to say before and after recitation.



12 + 1 leaves : 221 x 142 (175 x 95) mm, bound to 230 x 145 mm


Modern foliation added in pencil, upper left recto; catchwords every verso, lower left.


Non-European laid paper


Reddish brown leather, blind stamped with central mandorla and six pendants, four on the vertical and two on the horizontal axis, lead ruled and tooled frame. Marbled paper pastedowns.


  • 12 long lines; border-ruled.
  • Decoration

    Polychrome (red, blue, pink, orange, black, green, yellow, white) and gold illuminated headpiece (f. 2v). Textblock border-rules in red, gold, black, blue; page opening frame-ruled in black. Rubrications in red with gold and blue highlights. Gold roundels with red and blue dots mark verse endings. Surah titles in red on gold background with polychrome edge decorations. Polychrome and gold medallions in the margins.


  • Naskh in black ink; fully vocalized.
  • Provenance

    Subjects topical



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    Section: al-Niṣf al-thānī min juzʼ aḥad ʻashar.
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    Back cover
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