Oval amulet with Arabic script
Hegira 11th–12th century / AD 17th–18th century
An oval amulet of rock crystal, with naskhi epigraphy in the center reading: “There is no God but Allah the king the manifest truth”.
On the background there are crossing and parallel lines forming rhombus shapes, while the external frame is formed of two lines.
Mohamed Abbas "Oval amulet with Arabic script" in Explore Islamic Art Collections , Museum With No Frontiers, 2019. http://www.museumwnf.org/thematicgallery/thg_galleries/database_item.php?itemId=objects;EPM;at;Mus22;53;en&id=amulets_and_talismans
Prepared by: Mohamed Abbas
MWNF Working Number: AT2 53