Qal Mosque Baghdad, 13th century muqarnas vaulted archways

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  • Qal Mosque Baghdad, 13th century muqarnas vaulted archways
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  • Zaituna Mosque Qairawan, Iran example of a Persian mosque, influenced by central Asian influences with four arched facades facing a central courtyard
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  • Ibn Tulun Mosque Cairo, Egypt 876-879 a.d. Eastern influenced doorway opening with a peaked arch
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  • Al-Aqsa Mosque, entryway Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem 688-691 a.d. Vaulted arch porch supported by antique columns
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  • Guesthouse, Taj Mahal Delhi, India 1631-1643 simple geometric pattern carved into red sandstone
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  • Al-Attarin Madrasa Fez, Morocco 1323-1325 the multiple arches surrounding the doorway, and the variety of textures and colors achieve balance through repetition
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  • Kasbah of Tlwat Atlas Mountains, Morocco 19th century rectangular doorway framed by peaked arch
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  • Madrasa Mosque of Sultan Hassan Cairo, Egypt 1356-1363 double arch supported by two columns, framed above by a rectangle
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  • Kasbah of Tlwat Atlas Mountains, Morocco 19th century carved stucco capital
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  • Bu Inaniya Madrasa Meknes, Morocco mid-14th century carved stucco embellished with muqarnas designs
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  • Friday Mosque, mosaic detail Ishfahan, Iran mid 15th century six, eight, and ten point stars are commonly laid in the ceiling
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  • Great Mosque of Diyarbakr, courtyard faade Diyarbakr, Turkey 12th century Typical proportion and arrangement of stones forming the archway
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  • Wazir Kahn Mosque Lahore, Pakistan 1634 peaked, arched doorway framed by a rectangle
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  • Al-Firdaus Madrasa Aleppo, Syria 1235 curved arch supported by two columns and framed above by a rectangle
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  • Great Mosque of Cordoba Cordoba, Spain 962 interlaced arches frame the doorways
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  • Friday Mosque Tinmal, Morocco 1153-54 the horseshoe arch, common in western Islamic architecture
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  • Great Mosque Thatta, Pakistan 1647 pointed arches formed with rows of narrow bricks
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  • Palace of Rajah Birbal Fatehpur Sikri, India 1573-80 scalloped stone archway framed by a rectangle
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  • Octagonal Tower, column capital detail Agra, India 1611-27 capitals blend the column with the lintel
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  • Mosque of the Old Fort Delhi, India 1541 stacked sections form the column, taking inspiration from turned wood
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  • Tashkaul Palace Khiva, Uzbekistan 1831-41 carved wooden column rests gracefully on marble base
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  • Great Mosque Tlemcen, Morocco 1082 rounded horseshoe arches with notched interiors
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  • Great Mosque Algiers, Algeria 1096 triangular, notched arch framed by a rectangle
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  • Great Mosque Tlemcen, Morocco 1082 triangular, notched arch framed by a rectangle leading to horseshoe arch
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  • Friday Mosque Tinmal, Morocco 1153-54 scalloped triangular archway framing a horseshoe arch
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  • Friday Mosque Tinmal, Morocco 1153-54 scalloped triangular double archways supported by pillars
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  • Great Mosque Algiers, Algeria 1082 notched triangular archways framed by rectangles
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  • Madrasa of Salih Negm ad-Din Cairo, Egypt 1249-50 five layered, notched arch doorway
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  • Throne Room, Kapu Saray Istanbul, Turkey 1585 strong arches, supported by columns, describe the periphery of the porch
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  • Gate of Felicity, Kapu Saray Istanbul, Turkey 18th century simple columns with decorative capitals
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  • Bedchamber of Muraud III, Kapu Saray Istanbul, Turkey 1578 the decorative border along the top frame of the platforms roof and simple, thin columns could be a model for the porch