Oval bezel seal with nasta‘liq inscription and floral decoration

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  • Catalogue text

    Cornelian; bezel, bevelled towards the front; oval. One ensemble of cursive script, (nasta`līq), with points. On the top on the left, a date.

    1248/1832-3 ١٢٤٨

    Oh Illustrious! يا جليل

    There are spirals with some flower heads consisting of dots and strokes, spread over the ground. The shape of the gem is followed by two oval concentric lines.

    In: Kalus, Ludvik, Catalogue of Islamic Seals and Talismans (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1986)

Further reading

Kalus, Ludvik, Catalogue of Islamic Seals and Talismans (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1986), no. 2.1.1 on p. 14, pl. I.2.1.1

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