Oval bezel seal with Tughrā inscription

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  • Catalogue text

    Cornelian; bezel, unbevelled; oval; frontal angle is cut. Tughrā script; a date beneath. The name Ḥusayn and the word al-rājī (desiring) can be distinguished.

    Desiring (God or pardon of God) Ḥusayn الراجى حسين
    1212/1797-8 ١٢١٢

    One line follows the shape of the gem.

    The same type as the next seal.

    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. 2.2.47 on p. 33, pl. I.2.2.47

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