Iranian Brass Medicine Bowl Inscribed with Verses from the Qur'an
Brass bowl with a small rim. Not perfectly round, lots of dents and cracker. Interior of bowl has a small “bump” at the center that has a hole in it. Verses from the Qur’an etched into the bowl on the inside and outside.
These medicine bowls were used by the sick. The bowl has carvings of verses from the Qur’an that were said to give the water in the bowl healing energies.