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Inscription: There is an inscription in naskhi in the circle that may be الله Allah and two lines that read نصر من الله (Victory from God, which is a verse from the Qur'an 61:13.
[ E. A. Abemayor, Cairo, until 1932; sold through the MMA Egyptian Expedition]
Ettinghausen, Richard, Oleg Grabar, and Marilyn Jenkins-Madina. Islamic Art and Architecture 650-1250. 2nd ed. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2001. p. 209, ill. fig. 335 (color).
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