Oval bezel seal with inscription in cursive script and six-pointed stars

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  • Catalogue text

    Cornelian; bezel, one half of the edge is bevelled towards the front, the other half is unbevelled. Two lines of cursive script underlined by the return of the loop of yā at the end of both; without dots. A date beneath.

    (1-2) Oh ‘Alī, reach me! (1) يا على
    (2) ادركني

    1299/1881-2 ١٢٩٩

    There are two schematic six-pointed stars spread over the ground. One oval line follows the shape of the gem.

    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. 2.1.8 on p. 16, pl. I.2.1.8

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