Qur'an

image 1994-167

Object

Book

Title

Qur'an

Production date

c.1994

Material

Leather
Paper

Dimensions

height (whole): 231mm
width (whole): 154mm
depth (whole): 48mm

Description

This is the Qur'an (also Quran and Koran in the latin alphabet), bound in bottle green leather and embossed with gold lettering. It is the holy book for Muslims, regarded as the word of God. This copy was given to Hackney Museum by the longstanding local councillor for Kings Park Ward.

Inscription

THE HOLY QUR'AN; Text, Translation and Commentary; 'ABDULLAH YUSUF 'ALI; New Revised Edition. Compliments of Al Rajhi Company for Commerce and Industry. Published by Amana Corporation.

Object number

1994.167

On display?

Yes

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