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jan 28, 690 - Dome of the Rock

Description:

stone masonry with wooden roof decorated with glazed ceramic tiles, mosaics and gilt and aluminum and bronze dome
Islamic Jerusalem
Umayyad dynasty
not a mosque... no minaretsone of the most important islamic caliph
large rock at the center of the dome, rocks enclosed by 2 ambulatories, marking a sacred spot, inscription wraps around the building
mosaics w/ traditional vegetal motifs, no humans/animals bc those were deemed innappropriate

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Date:

jan 28, 690
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~ 1329 years ago

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