The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts

The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts

WASHINGTON, USA - OCTOBER 20: A visitor looks at two of the largest folios from an ancient Qur'an produced in the 1400's during a preview opening of The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art at the Smithsonian Institution Freer and Sackler Gallery in Washington, USA on October 20, 2016. ( Samuel Corum - Anadolu Agency )

The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts Fotoğraf: Samuel Corum

WASHINGTON, USA - OCTOBER 20: Visitors walk past a giant engraving of the Central nave of the Hagia Sophia that is on display with many historic examples of the Holy Qur'an as part of The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art at the Smithsonian Institution Freer and Sackler Gallery in Washington, USA on October 20, 2016. ( Samuel Corum - Anadolu Agency )

The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts Fotoğraf: Samuel Corum

WASHINGTON, USA - OCTOBER 20: One of the many historic Holy Qur'ans that are on display in The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art at the Smithsonian Institution Freer and Sackler Gallery in Washington, USA on October 20, 2016. ( Samuel Corum - Anadolu Agency )

The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts Fotoğraf: Samuel Corum

WASHINGTON, USA - OCTOBER 20: One of the many historic Holy Qur'ans that are on display in The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art at the Smithsonian Institution Freer and Sackler Gallery in Washington, USA on October 20, 2016. ( Samuel Corum - Anadolu Agency )

The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts Fotoğraf: Samuel Corum

WASHINGTON, USA - OCTOBER 20: One of the many historic Holy Qur'ans that are on display in The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art at the Smithsonian Institution Freer and Sackler Gallery in Washington, USA on October 20, 2016. ( Samuel Corum - Anadolu Agency )

The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts Fotoğraf: Samuel Corum

WASHINGTON, USA - OCTOBER 20: One of the many historic Holy Qur'ans that are on display in The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art at the Smithsonian Institution Freer and Sackler Gallery in Washington, USA on October 20, 2016. ( Samuel Corum - Anadolu Agency )

The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts Fotoğraf: Samuel Corum

WASHINGTON, USA - OCTOBER 20: One of the many historic Holy Qur'ans that are on display in The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art at the Smithsonian Institution Freer and Sackler Gallery in Washington, USA on October 20, 2016. ( Samuel Corum - Anadolu Agency )

The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts Fotoğraf: Samuel Corum

WASHINGTON, USA - OCTOBER 20: One of the many historic Holy Qur'ans that are on display in The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art at the Smithsonian Institution Freer and Sackler Gallery in Washington, USA on October 20, 2016. ( Samuel Corum - Anadolu Agency )

The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts Fotoğraf: Samuel Corum

WASHINGTON, USA - OCTOBER 20: (L-R) Julian Raby, Yildirim Ali Koc, Richard Kurin and Massumeh Farhad pose for a photograph outside of the entrance to The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art during a preview of the exhibition at the Smithsonian Institution Freer and Sackler Gallery in Washington, USA on October 20, 2016. ( Samuel Corum - Anadolu Agency )

The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts Fotoğraf: Samuel Corum

WASHINGTON, USA - OCTOBER 20: A woman takes a photograph of two of the largest folios from an ancient Qur'an produced in the 1400's during a preview opening of The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art at the Smithsonian Institution Freer and Sackler Gallery in Washington, USA on October 20, 2016. ( Samuel Corum - Anadolu Agency )

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