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- The Mshatta Facade is the decorated part of the facade of the 8th-century Umayyad residential palace of Qasr Mshatta, one of the Desert Castles of Jordan...
- Qasr Mshatta (Arabic: قصر المشتى‎, "Winter Palace") is the ruin of an Umayyad winter palace, probably commissioned by Caliph Al-Walid II during his brief...
- several desert castles were constructed in Transjordan, including: Qasr Al-Mshatta and Qasr Al-Hallabat. The Abbasid Caliphate's campaign to take over the...
- Qasr Hallabat Qasr Kharanah al-Muwaqqar al-Qastal Hammam al-Sarah Qasr Mshatta Qasr Tuba The Umayyad desert castles, of which the desert castles of Jordan...
- 11th century, having begun in the 8th or 9th century in works like the Mshatta Facade. In the process of development the plant forms became increasingly...
- Gate of Miletus The Ishtar Gate and the Processional Way, Babylon The Mshatta Facade The Meissner fragment from the Epic of Gilgamesh. The collection...
- to give a distinctive new Islamic style. For example, the walls at Qasr Mshatta are built from cut stone in the Syrian manner, the vaults are Mesopotamian...
- Fortress Qasr Azraq Desert castles Hammam al-Sarah Kerak Castle Qasr Al-Kharanah Montréal (castle) Qasr Al-Mshatta Vaux Moise Also See: Castles in Jordan...
- epigraphic frieze. The desert palaces in Jordan and Syria (for example, Mshatta, Qusayr 'Amra, and Hisham's Palace) served the caliphs as living quarters...
- vegetable motifs, but tending to geometrical abstract forms. In the very early Mshatta Facade (740s), now mostly in Berlin, there are animals within the dense...
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