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Kufi (9)

Translation
In the name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful:
ordered 'Abdullah
Ja'far the Imam al Muqtadir billah, Commander
of the Faithful (may Allah prolong his life)
al-Hassan 'Ali bin 'Isa (may Allah perpetuate his glory)
to build a broad highway for the pilgrims of the House of Allah
(with the hope of meriting a rich reward in Allah's sight); and
(this work) was administered by the Judge Mohammad bin
Musa (may Allah exalt him); and this was executed by
Abu Ahmad bin A'bd al-'Aziz al…..i
And Mus'ab bin Ja'far az-Zubayri;
in the year 304… [= 916/917AD].

In the name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful: ordered 'Abdullah Ja'far the Imam al Muqtadir billah, Commander of the Faithful (may Allah prolong his life) al-Hassan 'Ali bin 'Isa (may Allah perpetuate his glory) to build a broad highway for the pilgrims of the House of Allah (with the hope of meriting a rich reward in Allah's sight); and (this work) was administered by the Judge Mohammad bin Musa (may Allah exalt him); and this was executed by Abu Ahmad bin A'bd al-'Aziz al…..i And Mus'ab bin Ja'far az-Zubayri; in the year 304… [= 916/917AD].
In the name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful: ordered 'Abdullah Ja'far the Imam al Muqtadir billah, Commander of the Faithful (may Allah prolong his life) al-Hassan 'Ali bin 'Isa (may Allah perpetuate his glory) to build a broad highway for the pilgrims of the House of Allah (with the hope of meriting a rich reward in Allah's sight); and (this work) was administered by the Judge Mohammad bin Musa (may Allah exalt him); and this was executed by Abu Ahmad bin A'bd al-'Aziz al…..i And Mus'ab bin Ja'far az-Zubayri; in the year 304… [= 916/917AD]. In the name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful: ordered 'Abdullah Ja'far the Imam al Muqtadir billah, Commander of the Faithful (may Allah prolong his life) al-Hassan 'Ali bin 'Isa (may Allah perpetuate his glory) to build a broad highway for the pilgrims of the House of Allah (with the hope of meriting a rich reward in Allah's sight); and (this work) was administered by the Judge Mohammad bin Musa (may Allah exalt him); and this was executed by Abu Ahmad bin A'bd al-'Aziz al…..i And Mus'ab bin Ja'far az-Zubayri; in the year 304… [= 916/917AD].
Road marker
Basalt
50cm x 44cm x 10cm
304 (AH) / c. 916/917 (AD)
NMSA Object #899
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