The decorations consist chiefly of inscriptions in Cufic characters.
That of the Koran, based on the Cufic forms of the Syriac 2.
The following inscription in elegant Cufic characters runs round the upper part: it is repeated twice.
Inside, on the right-hand wall on entering, is a Cufic inscription.
Cufic inscriptions find a place amongst these hanging clusters.
Its general tone is bluish green with mosaic walls and floor and a wooden ceiling decorated in tempera with Cufic inscriptions.
The cemetery covers a large area and has thousands of Cufic and Arabic inscriptions.
Many of the inscriptions found upon Spanish ornamental works were in Cufic characters even after the banishment of the Moors.
But it is only in ancient Hispano-Moresque carvings that the Cufic inscriptions are found in their perfection.
After the third century of the Hijra, the Cufic was only retained for ornamentation and head-lines.