Our last literacy-related photo in this series is by our contributor in Kazakhstan, Celia, who took this photo in Mongolia. She describes it like this.
Amulet: “A Kazakh girl shows off her necklace, a protective amulet that contains selections from the Qu’ran in Arabic. Many Central Asian languages show a heavy influence from Arabic, and were usually first written down in the Arabic script. Picture taken in Mongolia, 2009.
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