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Mihrab, Anjar


Mark Cartwright
by Fatema AlSulaiti
published on 06 March 2013
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Mihrab or niche in the wall of a mosque at Anjar (8th century CE) that indicates the qibla or direction to Mecca, decorated by an apex arch lintel carved with vegetal carving above Byzantine characters.

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