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017936

Steatite tombstone, Iran or India, 12th century. The stone is inscribed with the name Yusif ibn Ali Salar al-Dawami, who died on the third of the month of Safar. It is also inscribed: 'Every soul shall have a taste of death and 'All that is on earth shall perish'.

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Steatite tombstone, Iran or India, 12th century.  The stone is inscribed with the name Yusif ibn Ali Salar al-Dawami, who died on the third of the month of Safar.  It is also inscribed: 'Every soul shall have a taste of death and 'All that is on earth shall perish'.