of the Ali Mosque
, Iran. Erected during the reign of Seljuk sultan Sanjar (118-1157 CE). Decorated by two balconies. The shaft below the balconies embellished with interlocking stars in recess, altering to a diamond pattern at the top end, four bands of Kufic inscriptions, three of which are highlighted with glazed tiles.
Original illustration by Bruce Allardice (used with permission).
Uploaded by Mark Cartwright, published on 30 January 2013 under the following license: Copyright. You cannot use, copy, distribute, or modify this item without explicit permission from the author.
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