Translation of inscriptions on two plates
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Many thanks to Dr. Ahmed El Dawi who provided these translations and source references.
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  Plate 1   plate 1 text

"He teaches man that which he knew not"

Qur'an: Chapter 96 [al-alaq*], Verse 5

* The clot, read
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  Plate 2   plate 2 text

"Thou are to speak about your God's virtues"

Qur'an: Chapter 93 [ad-dhuha*], Verse 11

* The morning hours, morning bright
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