China's oldest handwritten copy of the Koran to open to public
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Photo taken on April 8, 2009 shows the interior decoration of the newly-built exhibition hall to display China's oldest handwritten copy of the Koran in Salar Autonomous County of Xunhua, northwest China's Qinghai Province. A handwritten copy of the Koran, the oldest of its kind known in China, is to open to public soon at the exhibition hall besides the Jiezi mosque. The Koran copy originally preserved in the Jiezi mosque was believed to be written between the eighth and the 13th century, according to experts of the State Administration of Cultural Heritage. (Xinhua/Hou Deqiang)

Photo taken on April 8, 2009 shows the interior decoration of the newly-built exhibition hall to display China's oldest handwritten copy of the Koran in Salar Autonomous County of Xunhua, northwest China's Qinghai Province. A handwritten copy of the Koran, the oldest of its kind known in China, is to open to public soon at the exhibition hall besides the Jiezi mosque. The Koran copy originally preserved in the Jiezi mosque was believed to be written between the eighth and the 13th century, according to experts of the State Administration of Cultural Heritage. (Xinhua/Hou Deqiang)
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