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dc.coverage.spatialSite: San`a' (Yemen)en_US
dc.coverage.temporalcreation date: 1597, restoration date: 1872en_US
dc.creatorUnknownen_US
dc.date1597en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-08-25T18:38:38Z
dc.date.available2011-08-25T18:38:38Z
dc.date.issued1597en_US
dc.identifier164670en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/71808en_US
dc.descriptionThe Mosque of al-Bakiriyya consists of a large prayer hall preceded by a three-bay portico and a rectangular enclosed courtyard. Covering the main prayer hall of the mosque is a large dome, a feature that is unknown in Yemen prior to the Ottoman period. One enters the complex through a small domed portal off of the western wall of the courtyard. Once inside, the square tomb of Hasan Pasha'a friend is located on the same side, accessed through an entrance off of the portico. To the south, the courtyard extends into an ablution area at its furthest end. Parallel to the courtyard on the east runs a narrow corridor that leads to the minaret. To the north, one passes into the prayer hall through the center bay of the portico. The interior of the prayer hall is richly decorated with geometric patterns and Quranic inscriptions in carved gypsum. In 1872, during the second Ottoman conquest, the mosque underwent restoration and significant new developments, including an elevated diwan in the prayer hall and a marble mihrab and minbar. Source: Archneten_US
dc.descriptionexterior, view from street, late 1970sen_US
dc.format.mediumbricken_US
dc.format.mediumstoneen_US
dc.relation.ispartof123824en_US
dc.rights(c) David Cooper 1980en_US
dc.subjectMosquesen_US
dc.subjectIslam -- Historyen_US
dc.subjectReligious architectureen_US
dc.subjectArchitecture, Islamic --Yemenen_US
dc.subjectArchitecture, Ottomanen_US
dc.subjectDomesen_US
dc.titleMosque of al-Bakiriyyaen_US
dc.title.alternativeAl Bakiriyyah Mosqueen_US
dc.title.alternativeAl-Bakiriyyah Mosqueen_US
dc.title.alternativeMosque of al Bakiriyyaen_US
dc.typeImageen_US
dc.rights.accessAll rights reserveden_US
dc.identifier.vendorcodeA39022en_US
vra.culturalContextYemenien_US
vra.culturalContextIslamicen_US
vra.techniqueconstructionen_US
vra.worktypeMosqueen_US
dc.contributor.displayYemeni, Islamicen_US


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