Inscription: Arabic inscription in nasta`liq script. The inscription reads:“In the name of the one endowed with an army (al-`askar), and the proof of God, the one who will rise for the truth.” This is probably a reference to the eleventh iman Hassan ibn `Ali ibn Muhammad al-`Askari.
In nasta’liq script:
و بذي العسکر و الحجة القائم بالحق
This inscription is part of an Arabic poem regarding the Shi’a Imams. Another part is on a work in our collection. The whole poem is mentioned in TMS. See 1987.14