Part of the Qur'an

Scope and Content

Part of the Qur'an, comprising of the 17th of the 30 divisions of the Qur'an called ajza', including surah 21, the surah of the prophets, said to have been revealed at Medina, and surah 22, the surah of the pilgrimage. On f12a the first words of a verse have been written in the margin, due to an oversight – this is very unusual in manuscripts of the Qur'an. No date or place of writing, copied in large naskhi, Arabic.

Administrative / Biographical History


Access Information

By appointment with the Keeper of Manuscripts. Access to records containing confidential information may be restricted.

Acquisition Information

From Sir John MacGregor Murray, catalogued by DM Dunlop.


Call number used to be msBP101.X1

Other Finding Aids

Individual Manuscripts and Small Collections database available as part of Manuscripts Database.

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Maia Sheridan, Archives Hub project archivist, based on material from the Manuscripts Database

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Keeper of Manuscripts. Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.