Palimpsest page of a Quran in Hijazi script. From the Arabian peninsula, Medina about 600-700


At the Louvre Abu Dhabi

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‘The page, from one of the oldest Qurans ever found, is preserved in a darkened room and is close to a Gothic Bible, Buddhist sutras and a Torah from Yemen. It reflects the theme of portraying what’s universal among the peoples of the world.’

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