(Arabic: محقَّق  , “accomplished” or “clear”). Developed in the 10th century, muhaqqaq is a calligraphy script used throughout the Islamic world to write fine, large Qur’ans and architectural inscriptions. It is a precise, angular script, characterized by carefully balanced ascenders and horizontals. Muhaqqaq saw its greatest popularity in the Mamluk period. Web resource here.

Detached folio in muhaqqaq from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an. Egypt. 14th c. National Museum of Asian Art, Washington, D. C.