A RARE MORO CANNON A quality example of a rare bronze cannon, with integral trunnions, the rail swivel intact. The tiller with aperture for wooden haft, with molded rings and band of okir embellishment to the cascabel, the vent and rear sight wrought in relief. With a raised device of a Gordian knot, together with two incised Arabic characters, dal and lam (D and L.) The muzzle flared and finely molded, with triangular panels of okir decoration. Mid-19th century or earlier.
Arabic Words Illustrated Based On Their Literal Meaning - Giraffe - Zarafa
‘Allah’ Is Found on Viking Funeral Clothes
Christina Anderson, "‘Allah’ Is Found on Viking Funeral Clothes," The New York Times (14 October 2017). The discovery of the Arabic characters in boat graves has raised questions about the influence of Islam in Scandinavia.
“Severed” is a social issues poster depicting the possibility of peace in the Middle East. The universal symbol for peace is constructed of Arabic characters leading down to the severed hand, peace. - By Zac Neulieb
Designer Transforms Arabic Words into Illustrations of Their Literal Meanings