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Epitaph of a muslim

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This chapter presents a picture of Gesher 708/1308. The picture depicts a slab of limestone, 0.45x0.40 broken and lost on top, and slightly damaged on the left, discovered under the Ottoman floor of the ruins of the khān. The slab has five surviving lines, in elegant, provincial Mamlūk naskhῑ, with points and no vowels. The inscription is framed by raised borders, narrow on the right and left, wide at the bottom, with bands dividing the lines.

Keywords: epitaph; Mamlūk naskhῑ; Muslim



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