Oval bezel seal with nasta’liq inscription and linear decoration

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  • Catalogue text

    Cornelian; bezel, bevelled towards the front; oval; frontal angle strongly cut, back angle very sligthly cut. Two lines in cursive script, without dots. Beneath a date.

    Oh beloved of God! ( = Muḥammad) (1) يا الله
    (2) (حبيب (= يا حبيب الله

    1295/1878-9 ١٢٩٥

    There are some isolated short strokes spread on the ground. Two oval concentric lines follow 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. 2.1.7 on p. 16, pl. I.2.1.7

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