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Bowl with Kufic Calligraphy, 13th Century

Country
Northeast, Iran
Colour
Material
Earthenware
Finish
White slip (liquid clay) with black slip decoration under transparent glaze.
Height
12.5 cm ( 4.72 in )
Diameter
27 cm ( 10.63 in )
Developed between the seventh and 10th centuries, the Kufic script is considered one of the oldest forms of Arabic calligraphy. An earliest example of the Kufic script can be found in the form of a 240-meter-long Qur’anic inscription in Jerusalem’s Dome of the Rock, dating back to 692 AD.