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Qur'an: MS 81-1972

Object information

Current Location: In storage





Produced in 1372 (with sixteenth century illumination)


History note: Owned by Professor F. C. Burkitt, who deposited it on loan to the Museum in 1911. The loan was renewed in 1949 by his son, Miles Crawford Burkitt, F.S.A., and the MS. was bequeathed by him to the Museum, 1972.

Place(s) associated

  • Persia ⪼ Persia

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1972) by Burkitt, M.C.


1372 - 1599


  • Cambridge Illuminated

Identification numbers

Accession number: MS 81-1972
Primary reference Number: 239491
Project ID: 3571
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Audit data

Created: Friday 15 November 2019 Updated: Wednesday 2 February 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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