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Kufi (3)

Translation
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

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