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Viking burial clothes woven with 'Allah' discovered in Sweden

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University researchers’ ‘staggering’ find contradicts theories that Islamic objects in Viking graves are result of plunder

A Swedish university has discovered Arabic characters for “Allah” and “Ali” woven into Viking burial clothes. Researchers at Uppsala University describe the finding of the geometric Kufic characters in silver on woven bands of silk as “staggering”.

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