Turkey: Ancient Cultures of Eastern Anatolia - paulsmit
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'Koran verse in the form of a boat.'

	Calligrapher Haci Mehmed Sakir created this elegant koran verse with a piled-up script in the shape of rowing-boat. The verse, dating from 1873, is kept in the Ethnography Museum in Ankara. Photo Mick Palarczyk.