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Canopic jars. Alabster. Egypt, Late Bronze Age, 1500-1200 BCE.
Alabaster canopic jars representing the four sons of Horus.
Hartmann Schedel (1440-1514). Liber chronicarum. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, for Sebald Schreyer and Sebastian Kammermeister, 12 July 1493. (B-03)
De humani corporis fabrica libri septem.
Andreas Vesalius (1514–1564).De humani corporis fabrica libri septem.Basel: Joannes Oporinus, 1555. (BRC0001)
Chinese Torah Scroll, in Hebrew. (detail) (BRMS59)
Detail of the scroll showing the ten commandments.
Chinese Torah Scroll, in Hebrew. (BRMS59)
Chinese Torah Scroll, in Hebrew. Kaifeng, China, mid-17th century.
Manuscript on vellum comprising 68 skins, each skin 59 cm in height with 49 lines of text per column.
Bridwell Papyrus I
Title: [New Testament. (Romans 1:1-16 only)].
Origin: [Oxyrhynchus, Egypt: 6th century].
[Ferial Psalter, in Latin]. (BRMS111)
Illuminated manuscript on vellum.
Nuremberg, dated 3 February 1496.
Bound in c. 1500 Nuremberg binding with two clasps.
Qur'an. Illuminated manuscript in Arabic on paper. [Persia, ca. 1600). (BRMS31)
The Qur’an, the sacred book of Islam, presents the text of God’s revelation that the prophet Muhammad (ca. 570–632) received through the angel Gabriel. This Qur’an is Bridwell Library’s most important example of the rich tradition of manuscript…
A 1460 Latin Dictionary printed in Mainz: [Johann Gutenberg, first impression], 1460.