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Iraq: Navel of the World

Worship [6]

The Quran is the holy book of Islam. Copies of the Quran have always been made with great love, care, and artistic skill. This page from a 9th or 10th-century Quran was written in Kufic script on parchment. The red and green dots serve to help the reader with phrasing.

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