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Written in Stone: Islamic Period Inscriptions
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Kufi (14)

Translation
In the name of God, Most Gracious,
Most Merciful, Allah (Himself) is Witness
That there is no God save Him
and the angels and the men of learning (too are witnesses). Maintaining His creation
in justice, there is no God save Him, the Almighty,
the Wise. My God bless Handhla
bin Ahmad bin Muhammad bin Handhla
among the secured (in paradise),
Amen God of the world

In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful, Allah (Himself) is Witness that there is no God save Him and the angels and the men of learning (too are witnesses). Maintaining His creation in justice, there is no God save Him, the Almighty, the Wise. My God bless Handhla bin Ahmad bin Muhammad bin Handhla among the secured (in paradise), Amen God of the world
In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful, Allah (Himself) is Witness that there is no God save Him and the angels and the men of learning (too are witnesses). Maintaining His creation in justice, there is no God save Him, the Almighty, the Wise. My God bless Handhla bin Ahmad bin Muhammad bin Handhla among the secured (in paradise), Amen God of the world In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful, Allah (Himself) is Witness that there is no God save Him and the angels and the men of learning (too are witnesses). Maintaining His creation in justice, there is no God save Him, the Almighty, the Wise. My God bless Handhla bin Ahmad bin Muhammad bin Handhla among the secured (in paradise), Amen God of the world
Tombstone
Basalt
73cm x 52cm x 17cm
Fourth century (AH) / c. 1,000 (AD)
NMSA Object #649
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