Minaret, Ali Mosque, Isfahan

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Bruce Allardice (used with permission)
published on 30 January 2013
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The minaret of the Ali Mosque, Isfahan, 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.

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permission), B. A. (. w. (2013, January 30). Minaret, Ali Mosque, Isfahan. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1045/minaret-ali-mosque-isfahan/

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permission), Bruce Allardice (used with. "Minaret, Ali Mosque, Isfahan." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 30, 2013. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1045/minaret-ali-mosque-isfahan/.

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permission), Bruce Allardice (used with. "Minaret, Ali Mosque, Isfahan." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 30 Jan 2013. Web. 31 Jul 2021.