Koran

Description

3D scan models of a miniature Koran case. The case is octagonal and silver with loops on side and decorated with Arabic text. The case holds a octagonal Korans called a banner Koran which were known to have been hung on standards with flags and carried into battle. Gruber, C. J. The Islamic manuscript tradition, p. 64

Physical Description

1 case : 46 x 45 x 24 mm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 2016.

Context

This dataset is part of the collection entitled: Miniature Book Collection and was provided by UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 61 times , with 5 in the last month . More information about this dataset can be viewed below.

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UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

The UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections house and provide access to more than 20,000 rare and unusual items including scrolls, books, posters, maps, artwork, artifacts, games, photographs, Texana, and more. The staff of the Rare Book Room does preservation and conservation work and digitizes rare items to make them freely available to the world via the Internet.

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  • Main Title: Koran
  • Alternate Title: Miniature Koran
  • Alternate Title: Banner Koran
  • Alternate Title: Qur'an

Description

3D scan models of a miniature Koran case. The case is octagonal and silver with loops on side and decorated with Arabic text. The case holds a octagonal Korans called a banner Koran which were known to have been hung on standards with flags and carried into battle. Gruber, C. J. The Islamic manuscript tradition, p. 64

Physical Description

1 case : 46 x 45 x 24 mm.

Notes

Gift: Various donors, 2006-2010.
Sewn in self-wrapper, partially unopened. Housed in silver octagonal case with engraved decorations.
Acquired with funds donated to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the founding of the Rare Book Room by Hugh Ayer, Roberta Donsbach, Don Chipman, Pete & Liz Gunter, The Newman Foundation, Jenny Barker, Howard W. Smith, John J. Miniter, Kelly Simms, Cora Martin, Nancy H. Greer, and anonoymous donors.

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Miniature Book Collection

These miniature books, 4 inches (10 cm) tall or smaller, include both contemporary and historical works. In some cases, only the covers have been digitized.

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Creation Date

  • 2016

Start & End Dates

  • 1890~ - 1920?

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • July 11, 2016, 4:09 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • July 11, 2016, 5:08 p.m.

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Koran, dataset, 2016; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc853132/: accessed May 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.