Inscription: Arabic; translation: "Glory and prosperity and power and grandeur and benefit and excellence to its owner."
In Arabic in kufic script:
عز و اقبال و دولة و علو و رفعة ... لصاحبه
It also read by MK as:
عز و اقبال و دولة و علو و نعمة و [نصر؟] و برکة لصاحبه
Maurice S. Dimand, New York (until 1976; gifted to MMA)
Baker, Patricia L., and Barbara Brend, ed. "Studies in Honour of Professor Géza Fehérvari." In Sifting Sands, Reading Signs. London: Furnace Publishing, 2006. p. 166, ill. fig. 5b (b/w).