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Islamic tomb stones: UC 16845

Calcite slab incised with 12 lines of Arabic funerary inscription (translation of parts):

In the name of God, the merciful, the compassionate ... deceased woman Aminna, daughter of Bilal ... there is no God but Allah, he has no partner ... and verily the hour has come: there can be no doubt about it or about (the fact) that God will raise up all who in grave ... date of death 229 (AD 843-844)

UC 16845


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