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sep 17, 692 - Dome of the Rock

Description:

One of the earliest surviving buildings from Islamic World.

It is NOT a mosque. Original function is still under debate
691-692 CE
Stone masonry with wooden roof decorated with glazed ceramic tiles, mosaics and gilt and aluminum and bronze dome
Jerusalem, Islamic
Umayyad dynasty
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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Date:

sep 17, 692
Now
~ 1326 years ago

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