Figure 1 - White horse arches raised on elegant piers were used for the aisles intersecting with other polylobed ones of the transverse arcades. The result achieved a great aesthetic impact.
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Figure 1. The Palace complex showing different sections of the plan.
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Figure 1. Internal view of the mosque showing the arcades carried by the columns
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Figure 1. The Hamdanid nafourah, ablution fountain and its dome were constructed by Kara'wih, the servant of Sayf Al-Dawlah in 354 AH
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Figure 1. Plan of Mshatta Palace.
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