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Books, documents, and manuscripts (Islamic era)

Medical prescription by Ibn El Afeif, Fostat, Mamluk Period (9th century AH / 15th century AD), 16 x 10 cm.

Medical prescription by Ibn El Afeif, Fostat, Mamluk Period (9th century AH / 15th century AD), 16 x 10 cm.

© Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo
Qur’an kareem in thuluth script in black and red ink with gold illuminated paper and stamped leather binding, Mamluk Period (AH 842 - 857 / AD 1438 - 1453), 8 x 11 cm.

Qur’an kareem in thuluth script in black and red ink with gold illuminated paper and stamped leather binding, Mamluk Period (AH 842 - 857 / AD 1438 - 1453), 8 x 11 cm.

© Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo

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Material
Paper | Papyrus | Parchment | Paper and parchment
Type
Documents
Details
Papyrus, parchment or paper (usually made from linen) manuscripts written in ink. Books or leafs bound in leather, with calligraphy and illuminations.
Red List
Emergency Red List of Egyptian Cultural Objects at Risk
Countries
Egypt
Period
Islamic era (AD 640 – 1805)