A Dedicatory Inscription On An Earthen Bowl For Sulayman Bin ‘Abd al-Malik, 96 AH / 715 CE
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Assalamu ʿalaykum wa rahamatullahi wa barakatuhu:
Figure: (a) The inscription and (b) its trace.
96 AH / 715 CE.
No translation available.
This earthen bowl was manufactured for Prince Sulaymān b. ʿAbd al-Malik before his ascension to the throne 96-98 AH / 715-717 CE. The dedictory inscription has been molded in relief around the rim between two cord-shaped lines and is partly broken off.
 A. Grohmann, Arabische Paläographie II: Das Schriftwesen. Die Lapidarschrift, 1971, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften Philosophisch - Historische Klasse: Denkschriften 94/2. Hermann Böhlaus Nachf.: Wein, p. 85 and Plate XIV.
 B. Gruendler, The Development Of The Arabic Scripts: From The Nabatean Era To The First Islamic Century According To The Dated Texts, 1993, Harvard Semitic Series No. 43, Scholars Press: Atlanta (GA), p. 21.
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