Recto

Arabic Paper Fragment - Recto
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Verso

Arabic Paper Fragment - Verso
Closer Look




Arabic Manuscript Fragment on paper


Egypt
9th - 11th Century C.E.
(3rd - 7th Century A.H.)







Fragment Dimensions:

     7.00 cm wide x 7.80 cm high

Description:
     
    Incomplete manuscript fragment written on paper.
    Thick tan colored paper.
    Paper is torn, crushed, water and iron (rust) stained.
    Two or more vertical fold lines visible.
    Small hole on top side portion of the fragment.
    Paper is unwatermarked and does not show
    any chain or rule lines. 

RECTO
       
    Eight lines of text using dark black ink.
    Left edge border present.
    No diacritical marks used.
    
VERSO

    Eight lines of text using dark black ink.
    Right edge border present.
    No diacritical marks used.
    





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