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Islamic Period Inscriptions

Kufi (16)

(16) نقش كوفي

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Tombstone
Basalt
90cm x 45cm x 20cm
Fourth century (AH) / c. 1,000 (AD)
NMSA Object #644

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.


 

نقش كوفي بسيط كتب بطريقة غائرة مكتمل يتكون من ثمانية عشر سطرا زخرف باطار من ثلاث جهات كب فيه سورة الاخلاص

النص
بسم الله الرحمن الر
حيم سبحانه مالك
الامم ومحي الرميم
والمنين بالنعم ولك
الله الاعلائه الاسماء
الحسنى والحمد لله ا
لذي استأثر بالخلود
لنفسه وكتب المو
ت على جميع خلقه
فلم يتوفى السما
ملك معرب ولا في ا
لارض شيئ من سأله حتى
يرث الله الأرض و
من عليها واليه المصير
اللهم اجعل احمد
بن محمد بن عمار
هلال بن أبي ياسر
من الآمنين


( أعلى النقش / الملك لله )
( الاطار / سورة الاخلاص )

 
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