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This calligraphic fragment contains verses 78-80 of the 12th chapter of the Koran entitled Yusuf (Joseph).

Calligrapher: unknown. 13th-14th centuries. 23.4 x 34.6 cm. Muhaqqaq script. Courtesy of the Library of Congress, African and Middle Eastern Division.

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