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Kitab suwar al-kawakib al-thabita (Book of the Images of the Fixed Stars) of al-Sufi

`Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi
(903–86)

Object Name: Illustrated manuscript
Date: 18th century
Geography: Iran
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions: H. 9 13/16 in. (24.9 cm) W. 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm) Thickness: 15/16 in. (2.4 cm) Text Panels: H. 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm) ; W. 4 in. (10.2 cm) Text panels within rules: H. varies between 17.4 cm and 17.6 cm.
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Gift of Richard Ettinghausen, 1975
Accession Number: 1975.192.2

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