My 300th Post! Koranic Verse Sculpture

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Julio Lafuente was one of the most prolific sculptors commissioned by the city of Jeddah for its massive beautification program several decades ago. This bronze piece called “Koranic Verse” is located along the Corniche which extends for miles and miles along the Jeddah’s Red Sea coast. In stunningly graceful calligraphic script, the Islamic verse written in Arabic translates to “Surely thou art upon a mighty morality.” I asked for my husband’s interpretation and he said that Allah is speaking about or to Mohammed, saying that he is of superior morals.
I have featured several of Lafuente’s sculptures in previous posts. Click on the links below to see more of this talented artist’s works in Jeddah.
The Dallah Fountain, The Holy Koran, The Mameluke Lanterns, The Bicycle, The Illuminated Globe, The Verse Boat, and Science and Religion.

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About SusieOfArabia

American woman now living in hubby's homeland of Saudi Arabia
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9 Responses to My 300th Post! Koranic Verse Sculpture

  1. yatie says:

    beutiful artwork!i like it! this is 1st time i look sculpture like that..interesting!

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  4. 300 posts, wow! Well, you certainly have no lack of fascinating subjects over there.

  5. Congrats on the 300th post. I really like this sculpture. Very nice!

  6. Congratulations on the 300th post. This is a beautiful piece to go with the other beautiful art you have posted.

  7. Judy says:

    Congratulations on the 300th post! This is another interesting piece of art.

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