Tag: Terengganu Qur’an

A Rare Dated Terengganu Qur’an Manuscript

The finest Qur’an manuscripts in the Malay peninsula were created in the 19th century along its long east coast, stretching from Patani and other Muslim regions of Thailand in the north, down through the present-day Malaysian states of Kelantan and...


Annabel Teh Gallop

Dr. Annabel Teh Gallop is head of the Southeast Asia section at the British Library in London. Her main research interests are in Malay manuscripts, letters, documents and seals, and the art of the Qur’an across the Indian Ocean world, and she writes regularly for the British Library’s Asian and African blog ( Her recent publications include Malay seals from the Islamic world of Southeast Asia (2019), a catalogue of over 2,000 seals from Southeast Asia inscribed in Arabic script. She was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2019.