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May 26

QUYTBAY MOSQUE, Cairo Egypt ©Martyn Smith 
This is a dome that shows up often in illustrated books on Islamic art  and architecture. Behrens-Abouseif has a discussion of the difficulty of  working an abstract pattern onto a curving shape. It is a graceful structure.

QUYTBAY MOSQUE, Cairo Egypt ©Martyn Smith

This is a dome that shows up often in illustrated books on Islamic art and architecture. Behrens-Abouseif has a discussion of the difficulty of working an abstract pattern onto a curving shape. It is a graceful structure.