Chapter 8
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Islamic Art
 
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The expansion of Islam
  Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem, Israel. 687-91   The Prophet Muhammed and His Companions Traveling to the Fair. Pigments and gold on paper, 1594   Prayer hall, Great Mosque, Cordoba, Spain. Begun 785-86   Great Mosque  
                     
           
           
                     
  Dome in front of the mihrab, Great Mosque   Court Pool, Palace of the Lions, Alhambra, Granada, Spain   Court of the Lions, Palace of the Lions   Muqarnas dome, Hall of the Abencerrajes, Palace of the Lions   Page from Koran in kufic script, from Syria. Ink, pigments, and gold on vellum, 9th century  
                     
                   
                 
                     
  Bowl with kufic border, Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Earthware with slip, pigment, and glaze, 9th-10th century   Dome, Sinan,Suleimaniye Complex, Istanbul,1551-58.              
                     
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