SHAFAQNA -Â Undersecretary of the museums, libraries, museums and Documents Center of Astan Qods Razavi, Ali Suzanchi said, â€œThis exquisite Qurâ€™an is in premium Kufic script with 15 lines per page and possesses a goat leather cover.â€
â€œThis exquisite Qurâ€™anic pamphlet ascribed to the handwriting of Imam Ali (A.S.) has 69 sheets of 32 * 23 made of deerskin in light buff colorâ€, he said.
â€œThis holy book contains the suras from Hud to Kahf (chapters 12-16) starting from the verse 1 of Hud and ending in the verse 11- of sura Kahfâ€, he remarked.
Noting that this Qurâ€™an was endowed to the holy shrine of Imam Reza (A.S.) by Shah Abbas Éª in 1008 A.H., he added, â€œThis Qurâ€™an bears the endowment letter of Shah Abbas Safavi with the handwriting of Sheikh Baha ul-Din Ameli.â€
â€œThe existence of rare and peerless Qurâ€™ans and Qurâ€™anic manuscripts with the handwriting of the Infallibles (A.s.) has put the Treasury of Qurâ€™an and Exquisites of Astan Quds Razavi among the most-visited and significant museumsâ€, he reiterated.
It is notable that Treasury of Qurâ€™an and Exquisites of Astan Quds Razavi located at the Kowsar courtyard of the holy shrine is open on Saturdays to Wednesdays from 8 to 12:30, on Thursdays from 8 to 11:30, and on Fridays and holidays from 8 to 12.