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jan 8, 692 - 185 Dome of the Rock

Description:

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
Large rock at the center
believed to be where Abraham was prepared to sacrifice his son Ismail
Commemorated Muhammad’s night journey (his journey to meet the God)
Rock - enclosed by two ambulatories & octagonal exterior wall
Central colonnade (row of columns) -
composed of four piers & twelve columns supporting a rounded drum that transitions into the two-layered dome

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AP Art History Timeline
By Jewells Escamilla

Date:

jan 8, 692
Now
~ 1327 years ago

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