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  • Caitlyn Braddock

    Imam Mosque in Isfahan, Iran. obsessed with the middle east

  • Debbie Wolfe

    The Imam Mosque in Isfahan, Iran featuring an architectural detail known as Muqarnas. Muqarnas is one of the most characteristic features of Islamic architecture and is used throughout most of the Muslim world (in North Africa a related system known as muqarbaras is also used). Muqarnas is usually associated with domes, doorways and niches, although it is often applied to other architectural features and is sometimes used as an ornamental band on a flat surface

  • DianaDee Osborne Songs / Osborne "INK"

    Blue jewel type 'mathematical' interior creates ornate place of worship:interior view of Imam Mosque in Isfahan Iran. Research by DdO:) - http://www.pinterest.com/DianaDeeOsborne/intriguing-architecture Original name Shah Mosque (Jameh Abbasi Mosque) changed after 1979 Islamic revolution. In Islam an imam = man who leads prayers in mosque; for Shiites, imam =recognized authority on Islamic theology & law & spiritual guide. Opened 1629 ordered by Shah Abbas I. Architect =Baha' al-Din al-'Amili.

  • Veronica Krull

    Muqarnas. Imam Mosque in Isfahan, Iran. Because it is a work of art.

  • Johnna Fellows Gluth

    Moroccan tile work

  • Eva Maria Ziller

    Anniversary Gift for my favorite Architecture buff OR great wedding gift idea!

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