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Rectangular bezel seal with nasta‘liq inscription, chevrons, and floral decoration

  • loan

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    • currently in research collection

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  • Islamic Seals and Talismans by Ludvik Kalus

    Catalogue of Islamic Seals and Talismans

    Cornelian; bezel, bevelled towards the front; rectangular; back angle cut. Two lines of cursive script (nasta`līq), with dots. A date above on the left.

    1189/1775-6 ١١٨٩

    (2) Khwāja خواجه
    (1) Isma`īl سمعيل

    The ground has small decorative motifs consisting of dots, chevrons and crossed strokes. One rectangular line follows the shape of the gem.

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