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Kufi (16)

Translation
In the name of God, Most Gracious,
Most Merciful
Oh the praiseworthy You are the Master
of (all) nations and raised the dead from the soil
and His hand is upper and is the Giver of livelihood
and Oh God You have the glorious names
and Praise be to God
Who is Immortal
and everything shall die except
God Who has written the destiny of
all the creatures on earth.
The sky shall not protect
the King neither on earth the sent Messenger.
God inherits the earth and everything on it.
Everyone has to die and be under
the Mercy of God.

Every position and every person can ask God for
His mercy.

(May God) bless Ahmad bin
Mohammad bin Ammar
bin Halal bin Abi Yasir
among the secured


Qu'ranic verse bordering the rectangular cartouche:

Allah is the Sovereign
Say: He is Allah, the One
Allah, the eternally Besought of all!
He begetteth not nor was begotten.
and there is none comparable unto Him.

In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful Oh the praiseworthy You are the Master of (all) nations and raised the dead from the soil and His hand is upper and is the Giver of livelihood and Oh God You have the glorious names and Praise be to God Who is Immortal and everything shall die except God Who has written the destiny of all the creatures on earth. The sky shall not protect the King neither on earth the sent Messenger. God inherits the earth and everything on it. Everyone has to die and be under the Mercy of God. Every position and every person can ask God for His mercy. (May God) bless Ahmad bin Mohammad bin Ammar bin Halal bin Abi Yasir among the secured Qu'ranic verse bordering the rectangular cartouche: Allah is the Sovereign Say: He is Allah, the One Allah, the eternally Besought of all! He begetteth not nor was begotten. and there is none comparable unto Him.
In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful Oh the praiseworthy You are the Master of (all) nations and raised the dead from the soil and His hand is upper and is the Giver of livelihood and Oh God You have the glorious names and Praise be to God Who is Immortal and everything shall die except God Who has written the destiny of all the creatures on earth. The sky shall not protect the King neither on earth the sent Messenger. God inherits the earth and everything on it. Everyone has to die and be under the Mercy of God. Every position and every person can ask God for His mercy. (May God) bless Ahmad bin Mohammad bin Ammar bin Halal bin Abi Yasir among the secured Qu'ranic verse bordering the rectangular cartouche: Allah is the Sovereign Say: He is Allah, the One Allah, the eternally Besought of all! He begetteth not nor was begotten. and there is none comparable unto Him. In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful Oh the praiseworthy You are the Master of (all) nations and raised the dead from the soil and His hand is upper and is the Giver of livelihood and Oh God You have the glorious names and Praise be to God Who is Immortal and everything shall die except God Who has written the destiny of all the creatures on earth. The sky shall not protect the King neither on earth the sent Messenger. God inherits the earth and everything on it. Everyone has to die and be under the Mercy of God. Every position and every person can ask God for His mercy. (May God) bless Ahmad bin Mohammad bin Ammar bin Halal bin Abi Yasir among the secured Qu'ranic verse bordering the rectangular cartouche: Allah is the Sovereign Say: He is Allah, the One Allah, the eternally Besought of all! He begetteth not nor was begotten. and there is none comparable unto Him.
Tombstone
Basalt
90cm x 45cm x 20cm
Fourth century (AH) / c. 1,000 (AD)
NMSA Object #644
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