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Notes on the Geography of Uzbekistan: Samarkand: Shah-e Zende: Photo 23

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Also in the upper group: this tomb is of an anonymous woman, from 1360.  The outer inscription repeats "Wisdom is God's and "The kingdom is God's."  The inner inscription in large cursive letters is the so-called Throne Verse (Sura 2: 255): "There is no other god besides Him, the Living, the Eternal...  He is most high, most great."  The partially collapsed muqarnas once rose to the front of the arch, which was hidden behind them. 

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