sep 17, 692 - Dome of the Rock
One of the earliest surviving buildings from Islamic World.
It is NOT a mosque. Original function is still under debate
Stone masonry with wooden roof decorated with glazed ceramic tiles, mosaics and gilt and aluminum and bronze dome
Sits atop Haram al-Sharif (the highest point in old Jerusalem.)
Sacred site to Christians, Muslims and Jews
Temple Mount (site of Jewish second temple that was destroyed by Titus)
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