Outstanding result for the only recorded Qur’an Palimpsest copied on an earlier Coptic Bible

Christie’s announced the results achieved for the palimpsest of a Qur’an copied onto a Christian text, realising £596,790 during the Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and Carpets auction. As Lot 1 of the sale, this remarkable manuscript dates to the earliest period … Read entire story.

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