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Yahya Ibn al-Wasiti THE MAQAMAT OF AL-HARIRI From Baghdad, Iraq. 1237. Ink, pigments, and gold on paper, 13-3/4" × 10-1/4" (35 × 25 cm). Bibliothèque Nationale,

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1 Yahya Ibn al-Wasiti THE MAQAMAT OF AL-HARIRI From Baghdad, Iraq Ink, pigments, and gold on paper, 13-3/4" × 10-1/4" (35 × 25 cm). Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris. Arabic MS. 5847, fol. 18v [Fig ]

2 THE KAABA, MECCA [Fig ]

3 THE ISLAMIC WORLD [Map 09-01]

4 TECHNIQUE: Ornament ablaq masonry

5 TECHNIQUE: Ornament cut tile

6 TECHNIQUE: Ornament muqarna

7 TECHNIQUE: Ornament wooden strapwork

8 TECHNIQUE: Ornament mosaic

9 TECHNIQUE: Ornament water

10 TECHNIQUE: Ornament chini khana

11 EXTERIOR VIEW (A) AND CUTAWAY DRAWING (B) OF THE DOME OF THE ROCK, JERUSALEM Israel. Begun 691. [Fig a]

12 EXTERIOR VIEW (A) AND CUTAWAY DRAWING (B) OF THE DOME OF THE ROCK, JERUSALEM Israel. Begun 691. [Fig b]

13 INTERIOR, DOME OF THE ROCK Israel. Begun 691. [Fig ]

14 THE GREAT MOSQUE, KAIROUAN Tunisia [Fig ]

15 PRAYER HALL, GREAT MOSQUE, CORDOBA Spain. Begun 785/786. [Fig ]

16 PLAN OF THE GREAT MOSQUE Begun 785/786. [Fig ]

17 DOME IN FRONT OF THE MIHRAB, GREAT MOSQUE 965. [Fig ]

18 ELEMENTS OF ARCHITECTURE: Arches

19 MINBAR From the Kutubiya Mosque, Marrakesh, Morocco Wood and ivory, 12'8" × 11'4" × 2'10" (3.86 × 3.46 × 0.87 m). Badi Palace Museum, Marrakesh. [Fig ]

20 PAGE FROM THE QUR'AN Surah 2:286 and title of surah 3 in Kufic script. Syria. 9th century. Black ink, pigments, and gold on vellum, 8-3/8" × 11-1/8" (21.8 × 29.2 cm). Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, ( ) [Fig ]

21 PLATE WITH KUFIC BORDER From Khurasan. 10th-12th century. Earthenware with white and black slip, and lead glaze, diameter 14-1/2" (33.8 cm). Musée du Louvre, Paris. [Fig ]

22 LUSTERWARE JAR Iraq. 10th century. Glazed earthenware with luster, 11-1/8" × 9-1/8" (28.2 × 23.2 cm). Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. [Fig ]

23 PLAN (A) AND DRAWING OF EXTERIOR (B) OF THE SULTAN HASAN MADRASA- MAUSOLEUM-MOSQUE COMPLEX, CAIRO [Fig a]

24 PLAN (A) AND DRAWING OF EXTERIOR (B) OF THE SULTAN HASAN MADRASA- MAUSOLEUM-MOSQUE COMPLEX, CAIRO [Fig b]

25 QIBLA WALL WITH MIHRAB AND MINBAR Sultan Hasan Madrasa-Mausoleum-Mosque Complex, Cairo [Fig ]

26 A CLOSER LOOK: A Mamluk Glass Oil Lamp by 'Ali ibn Muhammad al-Barmaki. Cairo, Egypt. c Blown glass, polychrome enamel, and gold. Diameter 9 3/8" (23.89 cm), height 14" (35.56 cm). Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

27 COURT OF THE LIONS, ALHAMBRA Granada, Spain [Fig ]

28 MUQARNAS DOME, HALL OF THE ABENCERRAJES, PALACE OF THE LIONS, ALHAMBRA Granada, Spain [Fig ]

29 TILE MOSAIC MIHRAB From the Madrasa Imami, Isfahan, Iran. Founded Glazed and cut tiles, 11'3" × 9'5-11/16" (3.43 × 2.89 m). Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Harris Brisbane Dick Fund. (39.20). [Fig ]

30 SHAH-I ZINDA FUNERARY COMPLEX Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Late 14th-15th century. [Fig ]

31 MINA'I BOWL WITH BAHRAM GUR AND AZADA Iran. 12th-13th century. Mina'i ware (stoneware with polychrome in-glaze and overglaze), diameter 8-1/2" (21.6 cm). Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. [Fig ]

32 Muhammad Ibn al-Zain BAPTISTERY OF ST. LOUIS Syria or Egypt. c Brass inlaid with silver and gold, 8-3/4" × 19-3/4" (22.2 × 50.2 cm). Musée du Louvre, Paris. [Fig ]

33 QUR'AN FRONTISPIECE Cairo. c Ink, pigments, and gold on paper, 24" × 18" (61 × 45.7 cm). National Library, Cairo. MS. 7. [Fig ]

34 Kamal al-Din Bihzad YUSUF FLEEING ZULAYHKA From a copy of the Bustan of Sa'di. Herat, Afghanistan Ink and pigments on paper, approx. 12" × 8-1/2" (30.5 × 21.5 cm). Cairo, National Library. (MS Adab Farsi 908, f. 52v) [Fig ]

35 PLAN (A) AND EXTERIOR VIEW (B) OF THE MOSQUE OF SULTAN SELIM, EDIRNE Western Turkey [Fig a]

36 PLAN (A) AND EXTERIOR VIEW (B) OF THE MOSQUE OF SULTAN SELIM, EDIRNE Western Turkey [Fig b]

37 INTERIOR, MOSQUE OF SULTAN SELIM [Fig ]

38 BAGHDAD KIOSK ALCOVE Topkapi Palace, Istanbul [Fig ]

39 ILLUMINATED TUGRA OF SULTAN SULEYMAN From Istanbul, Turkey. c Ink, paint, and gold on paper, removed from a firman and trimmed to 20-1/2" × 25-3/8" (52 × 64.5 cm). Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, ( ). [Fig ]

40 Sultan Muhammad THE "COURT OF GAYUMARS" From the Shahnama of Shah Tahmasp (fol. 20v). Tabriz, Iran. c Ink, pigments, and gold on paper, page size 18-1/2" × 12-1/2" (47 × 31.8 cm). Aga Khan Museum, Toronto. (AKM165) [Fig ]

41 PLAN (A) AND EXTERIOR VIEW (B) OF THE MASJID-I SHAH, ISFAHAN Iran [Fig a]

42 PLAN (A) AND EXTERIOR VIEW (B) OF THE MASJID-I SHAH, ISFAHAN Iran [Fig b]

43 GARDEN CARPET The so-called Wagner Carpet. Iran. 17th century. Wool pile, cotton warp, cotton and wool weft, 17'5' × 13'11" (5.31 × 4.25 m). Burrell Collection, Glasgow. [Fig ]

44 TECHNIQUE: Carpet Making

45 Hasan Fathy MOSQUE AT NEW GOURNA Luxor, Egypt Gouache on paper, 22-1/2" × 17-7/8" (52.8 × 45.2 cm). Collection of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, Geneva, Switzerland. [Fig ]

46 Paolo Portoghesi, Vittorio Gigliotti, and Sami Mousawi ISLAMIC MOSQUE AND CULTURAL CENTER, ROME The prayer hall, 197' × 131' (60 × 40 m), large central dome (65 1/2'; 20 m in diameter) [Fig ]


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