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Case, for Koran

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made in Iran

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000-180-001-233-C
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Case, for Koran

This brass case is for holding a small manuscript copy of the Koran. It was made in Iran in 1707.

The case has a relief arabesque design on the front, and is engraved with invocations to Allah, Muhammad and Ali and other religious inscriptions on the back, sides and flap.


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Online ID: 000-180-001-233-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0504: National Museums Scotland Part 2
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1886.391
Date: 1707
1707 AD
Material: Brass. Inscription: [Invocations to Allah, Muhammad and Ali]
Dimensions: 4.25" L x 3.75" B
What: Koran case
Subject: Metalwork
Who: Ali (Invoked)
Allah (Invoked)
Koran
Muhammad (Invoked)
Where: Middle East, Persia
Event:
Description: Koran case of brass, with a relief arabesque design on the front, and engraved with invocations to Allah, Muhammad and Ali and other inscriptions on the back, sides and flap: Persia, 1707 AD
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