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MS Or 516 Wooden writing tablet for teaching grammar and religion
TitleWooden writing tablet for teaching grammar and religion
Other related names
- Abī Yasʻad ibn Aḥmad, associated name
ابي يسعد بن احمد،
- Smith, David Eugene, 1860-1944, former owner
Call numberMS Or 516
(New York, NY. 10027, Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library)
- between 1875-1906?
A trapezoid shaped writing tablet used for studying the Qurʼān; no handle; hole drilled through the upper center. The recto is mostly flat with water and scratch marks. A few words of Arabic including the name Abī Yasʻad ibn Aḥmad and a faint English description of the item are visible. The back of the tablet is rounded with a geometric drawing.
- Wooden tablet.
- "Tablet used in the schools of Tangier, Tangier, June 1906" The name "Buachend bin Hʼameda" is also on the note (note in ink with the item).
- Title supplied by cataloger.
Extent1 tablet : 345 x 167 mm (at center) x 5 mm
Geometric drawing on verso.
- Presumed to be a gift of David Eugene Smith, 1931-1934.
- Writing materials and instruments
- Manuscripts, Arabic--New York (State)--New York
- Qur'anic boards
- Writing tablets (information artifacts)
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