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Islamic Period Inscriptions

Kufi (3)

(3) نقش كوفي

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38cm x 30cm x 17cm
Second century (AH) / c. 800 (AD)
NMSA Object #598

In the name of God, the Beneficent,
the Merciful. Allah is
the light of the skies
and the light of the earth. Light
for Abdul Rahman bin ya-
Zid's grave and
associate him with the Prophet
Mohammad, peace be upon him

بسم الله الرحمن
الرحيم اللهم
نور السموات
والارض نور
لعبدالرحمن بن يز
يد في قبره وا
لحقه بنبيه محمد
صلى الله عليه وسلم

Pre-Islamic Exhibit: Origin & Develpment | Thamudic | Lihyanite | Safaitic | Musnad al Janubi
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