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Inscribed stone of Terengganu (side B) © Terengganu State Museum

Batu Bersurat Terengganu (Inscribed Stone of Terengganu)

Registration year: 2009
Submission year: 
2008
Collection ID: 
2008-37

The Batu Bersurat, Terengganu or Inscribed Stone of Terengganu constitutes the earliest evidence of Jawi writing (writing based on Arabic alphabets) in the Malaya Muslim world of Southeast Asia. The Stone is a testimony to the spread of Islam offering an insight to the life of the people of the era as well as depicting the growing Islamic culture subsumed under a set of religious laws.

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Inscribed stone of Terengganu (side B) © Terengganu State Museum
Inscribed stone of Terengganu (side B)
© Terengganu State Museum

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Inscribed stone of Terengganu (side A) © Terengganu State Government
Inscribed stone of Terengganu (side A)
© Terengganu State Government

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Inscribed stone of Terengganu (side A) © Terengganu State Government
Inscribed stone of Terengganu (side A)
© Terengganu State Government
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