Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Big bucks (£££) for the Qur'an-Coptic palimpsest

SOLD! Outstanding Auction Result for an Unrecorded Qur’an Palimpsest Copied on an Earlier Coptic Bible (Fine Books & Collections).
London--Christie’s is pleased with the results achieved for the palimpsest of a Qur’an copied onto a Christian text, realising £596,790 during the Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and Carpets auction, which is still ongoing. ...
Background here and here. Cross-file under Coptic Watch.

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