Arabic Graffito Asking For Forgiveness, 98 AH / 717 CE
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Last Modified: 26th April 2020
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Figure (a) photograph of original inscription, and (b) its transcription.
98 AH / 717 CE.
The translation of the inscription is given below:
- O God! Forgive Ḥabashī
- (ʿAbbās?) and he wrote on Saturday,
- two days passed from Shaʿbān in the year
- eight and ninety.
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