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TLS 1855, side 1
TLS 1855, side 1

Talisman

TLS 1855

Iran

dated 1085 AH (1674–5 AD)

TLS 1855, side 1
TLS 1855, side 2

Talisman

TLS 1855

Iran

dated 1085 AH (1674–5 AD)

nephrite jade, wheel cut

inscribed in nasta‘liq script

7 x 7.2cm

The Ayat al-Kursi (surah al-Baqarah, II, verse 255), with the date 1085, is inscribed on one side. The other side has a prayer for the ‘Fourteen Immaculates’.