Rare Quran Manuscript Found in Egypt Mosque
Publish Date: 11/5/2016 Code: 54479

Rare Quran Manuscript Found in Egypt Mosque

A number of old manuscripts, including a copy of the Holly Quran were discovered in a mosque in Damanhur, the capital of Egypt’s Beheira Governorate on Tuesday.


According to al-Misri al-Yawm daily, they were found at Sayedi Atiya Abu al-Rish Mosque, director of the province’s Awqaf Department said.

He added that the Quran manuscript is unique in terms of its designs and decorations as well as containing a brief introduction to the letters of the Quran.

The copies had been in the mosque for years but no one knew of their importance.

They were discovered by members of a committee set up by Awqaf Minister Mohammed Mukhtar Gum’a to collect old manuscripts copies.

Source : Iqna