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Author Topic: Islamic Lead Tessera Kufic Inscription  (Read 872 times)

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Islamic Lead Tessera Kufic Inscription
« on: August 04, 2018, 12:01:08 am »
Hi, all.  Here is a very unusual lead tessera from Caesarea Maritima with an Arabic (Kufic?) inscription.  I have been trying to decipher it using Richard Plant's book, but there are so many variations and I am not having any luck.  It is very difficult to get a good photograph, but I am still trying.  Any suggestions or ideas would be appreciated.  Thanks, Jimi

BCC LT84
Lead Tessera
Caesarea Maritima
Uncertain Date
Obv: Arabic inscription in
three lines, with central pellet.
Rev: Uncertain traces of
inscription.
Dia. 16.5 x 1.5mm Weight: 2.48gm.

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Re: Islamic Lead Tessera Kufic Inscription
« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2018, 05:33:46 pm »
This probably won't help, but this is what I think I can see...

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Re: Islamic Lead Tessera Kufic Inscription
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2022, 05:31:06 pm »
One more push!

 

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