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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Granada, Granada, Spainen_US
dc.coverage.temporal9th century-1492 (inclusive)en_US
dc.creatorunknownen_US
dc.date890-1492en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-10-03T18:04:54Z
dc.date.available2013-10-03T18:04:54Z
dc.date.issued890-1492en_US
dc.identifier237112en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 2597en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/144847
dc.descriptionCourt of the Myrtles (Patio de los Arrayanes), richly carved windows with wooden meshrebeeyeh screens; The palaces of the Alhambra and Generalife form the most important architectural ensemble to survive from the Nasrid period (1232-1492). The walled Alhambra city which sits on a steep hill, comprised the Alcazaba (alqaṣaba: "fortress"), palaces, mansions, two mosques, baths (ḥammams), an industrial zone with tanneries, a mint, kilns, workshops, and some adjacent royal estates such as the Generalife. The Generalife was built on ascending terraces. The sovereign reached the Generalife’s royal mansion, the Dar al-Mamlaka al-Sa'ida ("royal house of felicity"), from the Alhambra’s Puerta de Hierro, also built by Muhammad II. He ascended through orchards, crossed a first courtyard and entered the second through a guarded south portico, to ascend to a vestibule with a structural bench and up a steep staircase to the Patio de la Acequia. Gardens and fountains are interspersed throughout the palace complex. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Source: Grove Art Online; http://www.oxfordartonline.com/ (accessed 7/29/2012)en_US
dc.format.mediumstone; polychrome glazed ceramic tile; terra cotta roof tileen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectureen_US
dc.subjectrulers and leadersen_US
dc.subjectMoorsen_US
dc.subjectMoorish Spainen_US
dc.subjectIberianen_US
dc.subjectAndalusianen_US
dc.subjectAl Andalusen_US
dc.subjectNasriden_US
dc.subjectMudéjaren_US
dc.titleAlhambra Palace Complexen_US
dc.title.alternativePalaces of the Alhambra and Generalifeen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A2-S-G-AP-A9en_US
vra.culturalContextIslamic Spanishen_US
vra.techniquecarving (processes), prefabrication, fabrication attributes: ceramicsen_US
vra.worktypehistoric siteen_US
vra.worktyperoyal palaceen_US
vra.worktypecastle (fortification)en_US
dc.contributor.displayunknown (Islamic and Spanish)en_US


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