Calligraphy Qalam: An Introduction to Arabic, Persian and Ottoman Calligraphy

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This Koran has 11 lines to the page which are written in either rayhani or muhaqqaq script; the headings are in thuluth.

Cairo. 1561-1562 A.D. 52 x 37 cm. Rayhani (or muhaqqaq) and thuluth scripts. Courtesy of the Nasser D Khalili Collection of Islamic Art.

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