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Islamic Period Inscriptions

Kufi (10)

(10) نقش كوفي

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Prayer written in stone
Basalt
50cm x 39cm x 29cm
Third century A.H. = ca. 900 A.D.
NMSA Object #686

Translation
In the name of God, Most Gracious,
Most Merciful. Allah! There is no God save Him,
the Alive, the Eternal. Neither slumber nor
sleep overtaketh Him. Unto Him belongeth whatsoever is in the heavens and whatsoever
is in the earth. Who is He that
intercedeth with Him save by His leave? He knoweth
that which is in front of them and that which is behind them
while they encompass nothing of His knowledge save
what He will. His Throne includeth the heavens
and the earth, and He is never weary
of preserving them. He is Sublime, the Tremendous

 


خط كوفي بسيط كتب بطريقة غائرة مكتمل يتكون من أحد عشر سطر

النص
بسم الله الرحمن الر
حيم الله لا اله إلا الحي
القيوم لا تأخذه سنة ولا
نوم له ما في السموات و
ما في الأرض من ذا الذي
يشفع عنده إلا بأذنه يعلم
ما بين أيديهم وما خلفهم
ولا يحيطون بشئ من علمه إلا بما
شاء وسع كرسيه السمو
ات والأرض ولا يؤد
ه حفظهما وهو العلي العظيم

 
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