Figure 1: Artistic impression of Ali Al-Qushji ©Bunyamin Kara.
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Figure 2. The fluted dome supported on triangular slabs bridging the corner of the square is an early version of erecting domes on a square bay.
Figure 3. Ukhaidar general plan.
Figure 4. The pointed barrel vault and arches of the great hall.
Figure 5. Court of honour showing the pishtag gate of the Audience Hall, the well in the centre, and the blind arch decoration on the walls.
Figure 6. The northern side of the Court of Honour, showing the upper floor.
Figure 7. The vault of the mosque portico showing the innovative flattened arches used as both decorative and support for the vault.