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The roof of Tehran. Photo: Quintin Lake

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Ice house or Yakhchal, Iran. Photo: Quintin Lake. Photo: Quintin Lake

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South-side iwan seen from North-side arch, Jameh Mosque, Isfahan. Photo: Quintin Lake

Jameh Mosque, Isfahan, Iran

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North iwan coverd in polychromatic tiles. Imam Mosque, Isfahan, Iran. Photo: Quintin Lake

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Imam Mosque, Isfahan. Photo: Quintin Lake

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Courtyard of the Imam Mosque, Isfahan, Iran. Photo: Quintin Lake

Imam Mosque, Isfahan

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North-side iwan, Jameh Mosque, Isfahan. Photo: Quintin Lake

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Dome of the main sanctuary. Imam Mosque, Isfahan, Iran. Photo: Quintin Lake

Imam Mosque, Isfahan

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His & Hers Door Knockers, Yazd, Iran

His & Hers Door Knockers, Yazd, Iran

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Detail view of khanqah portal; muqarnas semi-dome, Shaykh ‘Abd al-Samad Mosque, Natanz, Iran.

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Abdolsamad Tomb & Mosque, Natanz, Iran. Photo: Quintin Lake

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Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, (aka the Pink Mosque) Shiraz, Iran. Photo: Quintin Lake

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Detail of muqarnas at Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, (aka the Pink Mosque) Shiraz, Iran. Photo: Quintin Lake

Pink Mosque (Nasir al-Mulk), Shiraz, Iran

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Ceramic tiles ceiling decorating a muqarnas vault at Nasir al-Mulk Mosque. Photo: Quintin Lake

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Glazed tile Inscription dating from the 19th century in the northern iwan (semiopen.space on the edge of a courtyard wall), Nasir-al-Mulk Mosque. Flexible timber, visible poking out of the wall at the top of the image, is used for earthquake resistance..The text is from Al Imran, the 3rd chapter of the Koran. Photo: Quintin Lake

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Pink Mosque (Nasir al-Mulk), Shiraz, Iran. Photo: Quintin Lake

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West iwan. Imam Mosque, Isfahan, Iran. Photo: Quintin Lake

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Decorated tiled islamic inscription at Nasir al-Mulk Mosque Photo: Quintin Lake

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Ceramic tiles ceiling decorating a vault at Nasir al-Mulk Mosque. Photo: Quintin Lake

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