Rectangular bezel seal with nasta’liq inscription and star decoration

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  • Catalogue text

    White chalcedony and red-brownish jasper; bezel, unbevelled; rectangular; frontal angle cut, back angle very slightly cut. One register of cursive script, without dots. A date beneath.

    Oh Ḥusayn! يا حسين

    [1]129/1716-17 ١٢٩

    There are single lines, and groups of crossed strokes forming schematic stars, spread over the ground. One line follows the edge 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. 2.1.9 on p. 16, pl. I.2.1.9

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