in general, Muslims forbid statues, paintings. Yet, Solomon has statues in his palace (Saba' 34:13). How did a prophet of God commit such a great sin? Also, Muhammad did not destroy the paintings of Jesus and Mary in the Ka'aba.
* According to hadith, "The worst people in the hereafter will be the painters and the sculptors, because they imitated God's creatures and for this reason they became idol worshipers. In the hereafter, God will ask them to give life to their pictures or statues. When they fail, God will put them in hell". According to another hadith, "musical instruments with strings and reeds are satanic appliances".
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