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Mosque of Omar Inscription, 11th century


Mosque of Omar Inscription

Fatimid inscription forbidding non-Muslims to enter the mosque erected on the alleged site of the caliph Umar’s prayer in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.

Museum of Antiquities, Istanbul

Prawer, Joshua and Haggai Ben-Shammai, eds., The History of Jerusalem; The Early Muslim Period 638-1099. Jerusalem- Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi, 1996

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