An Inscribed Jug from Raqqa: Scripture and the Expression of Identity

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Abstract

An examination of an unglazed ceramic jug of the early Abbasid period covered in Qur'anic inscriptions written in ink. The chapter links this practice to religious and magical practices of Late Antiquity.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIntersections
Subtitle of host publicationVisual Cultures of Islamic Cosmopolitanism
EditorsMelia Belli Bose
Place of PublicationGainesville
PublisherUniversity Press of Florida
Pages22-39
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)9781683401971
Publication statusPublished - 20 Jun 2021

Bibliographical note

Marcus Milwright, ‘An Inscribed Jug from Raqqa: Scripture and the Expression of Identity,’ in Melia Belli Bose, ed., Intersections: Visual Cultures of Islamic Cosmopolitanism, David A. Cofrin Asian Art Manuscript Series (Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 2021), pp. 22–39.

Keywords

  • Islamic art
  • ARCHAEOLOGY
  • Epigraphy
  • Qur'an studies

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