Rare copies of Holy Quran on display at Tehran museum PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 01 September 2009 06:52

Ambassadors and representatives of several countries as well as Iranian scholars were invited to attend the opening ceremony on Thursday.

The Iranian Society of Cultural Works and Luminaries director Mehdi Mohaqeq made a short opening address on the importance of restoring the priceless manuscripts and expressed his appreciation for Mahfuzi’s great efforts.

The collection contains rare copies of the Quran in Persian and Arabic scripts, as well as copies of prayers, paintings, seals and glass paintings. 

The rare collection also contains a copy inscribed by Alaeddin Beik Tabrizi, the copies of prayers inscribed in Kufic scripts dating back to the 14th century, and copy of Quran inscribed and illustrated during the Qajar era.

Photo: Foreign gusts visit a big version of the Holy Quran manuscript during the opening ceremony of Tehran’s Mahfuzi Museum on August 26, 2009.
Curtsy:Mehr News Agency

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