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Naskh (6)

Translation
In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful
their Lord giveth them good things of mercy from
from Him, and acceptance, and Gardens where enduring pleasure will be theirs
There hey will abide forever. Lo! with Allah there is immense reward.
This is the grave of the servant of God, the Honorable
Al-Mawlawi al-Meeri al-Kabiri al-Saifi Waqqas al-Faqih Pasha
Al Mamalik al Sultania in the Holy Makkah al-Malaki al-Sultan
Died on Monday the 6th of Ramadhan
Glorified and noble
In the year 905 AH. (May) God bless him with Merci
Peace be upon Prophet Mohammad.

In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful their Lord giveth them good things of mercy from Him, and acceptance, and Gardens where enduring pleasure will be theirs. There they will abide forever. Lo! With Allah there is immense reward. This is the grave of the servant of God, the Honorable Al-Mawlawi al-Meeri al-Kabiri al-Saifi Waqqas al-Faqih Pasha Al Mamalik al Sultania in the Holy Makkah al-Malaki al-Sultan Died on Monday the 6th of Ramadan Glorified and noble in the year 905 AH. (May) God bless him with Merci Peace be upon Prophet Mohammad.
In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful their Lord giveth them good things of mercy from Him, and acceptance, and Gardens where enduring pleasure will be theirs. There they will abide forever. Lo! With Allah there is immense reward. This is the grave of the servant of God, the Honorable Al-Mawlawi al-Meeri al-Kabiri al-Saifi Waqqas al-Faqih Pasha Al Mamalik al Sultania in the Holy Makkah al-Malaki al-Sultan Died on Monday the 6th of Ramadan Glorified and noble in the year 905 AH. (May) God bless him with Merci Peace be upon Prophet Mohammad. In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful their Lord giveth them good things of mercy from Him, and acceptance, and Gardens where enduring pleasure will be theirs. There they will abide forever. Lo! With Allah there is immense reward. This is the grave of the servant of God, the Honorable Al-Mawlawi al-Meeri al-Kabiri al-Saifi Waqqas al-Faqih Pasha Al Mamalik al Sultania in the Holy Makkah al-Malaki al-Sultan Died on Monday the 6th of Ramadan Glorified and noble in the year 905 AH. (May) God bless him with Merci Peace be upon Prophet Mohammad.
Tombstone
Basalt
58cm x 36cm x 7cm
905 (AH)
NMSA Object #620
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