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Naskh (1)

Translation
In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful
Everyone that is thereon will pass away; there remaineth
But the Countenance of thy Lord
Of Might and Glory. This is the grave of
of Khadija bin Qasim bin Ahmad bin
Qasim bin Ja'ad bin Abi al-Qasim bin
Ali bin A'ad bin Abdulaziz
al-Qurashi al-Attar died on Monday
in the (month of) Dul Hijjah in the year 552 (AH).
God be kind to her.
God's kindness fell upon her all the time,
On the pretty face of the deceased.
If all the women died like this,
they would be superior to men.

In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful Everyone that is thereon will pass away; there remaineth But the Countenance of thy Lord Of Might and Glory. This is the grave of of Khadija bin Qasim bin Ahmad bin Qasim bin Ja'ad bin Abi al-Qasim bin  Ali bin A'ad bin Abdulaziz al-Qurashi al-Attar died on Monday in the (month of) Dul Hijjah in the year 552 (AH). God be kind to her.  God's kindness fell upon her all the time, On the pretty face of the deceased. If all the women died like this, they would be superior to men.
In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful Everyone that is thereon will pass away; there remaineth But the Countenance of thy Lord Of Might and Glory. This is the grave of of Khadija bin Qasim bin Ahmad bin Qasim bin Ja'ad bin Abi al-Qasim bin  Ali bin A'ad bin Abdulaziz al-Qurashi al-Attar died on Monday in the (month of) Dul Hijjah in the year 552 (AH). God be kind to her.  God's kindness fell upon her all the time, On the pretty face of the deceased. If all the women died like this, they would be superior to men. In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful Everyone that is thereon will pass away; there remaineth But the Countenance of thy Lord Of Might and Glory. This is the grave of of Khadija bin Qasim bin Ahmad bin Qasim bin Ja'ad bin Abi al-Qasim bin  Ali bin A'ad bin Abdulaziz al-Qurashi al-Attar died on Monday in the (month of) Dul Hijjah in the year 552 (AH). God be kind to her.  God's kindness fell upon her all the time, On the pretty face of the deceased. If all the women died like this, they would be superior to men.
Tombstone
Basalt
58cm x 50cm x 17cm
Fourth century (AH) / c. 1,000 (AD)
NMSA Object #635
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