Minaret Top, Ali Mosque, Isfahan

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Mark Cartwright
by Bruce Allardice (used with permission)
published on 29 January 2013
Minaret Top, Ali Mosque, Isfahan Download Full Size Image

The minaret of the Ali Mosque Manar, Isfahan, Iran (1118-1157 CE).
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.

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permission), Bruce Allardice (used with. "Minaret Top, Ali Mosque, Isfahan." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 29 Jan 2013. Web. 17 Jul 2024.

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