Key Work of Art or Architecture
Related Content for Contextual Understanding
|181. Petra, Jordan (c 400 BCE to 100 CE)||Nabataean Ptolemaic & Roman. Petra, Jordan: Treasury and Great Temple (24)||Comparison: Mesa Verde, Colorado & Petra, Jordan (20)|
|182. Buddha, Bamiyan, Afghanistan (400 to 800 CE)||Gandharan. Buddha. Bamiyan, Afghanistan (23)|
|183. The Kaaba, Mecca (631 to 632 CE)||Islamic. The Kaaba. Mecca, Saudi Arabia (21)||Architecture, Sacred Spaces: Sites of Religious Pilgrimage (24)|
|184. Jowo Rinpoche, Tibet (before 641 CE)||Tibet. Yarlung Dynasty. Yarlung Dynasty. Jowo Rinpoche, Jokhang Temple, Lhasa (16)|
|185. Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem (691 CE)||Umayyad. Dome of the Rock. Jerusalem, Palestine (17)|
|186. Great Mosque, Isfahan, Iraq (begun c 700 CE)||Persian. Great Mosque (Masjid-e Jameh). Isfahan, Iran (29)|
|187. Folio from a Qur’an (c 8th to 9th c. CE)||Arab. Folio from a Qur’an. North Africa, or Near East. Abbasid (22)||Manuscripts Across Cultures (24)|
|188. Basin, Muhammad ibn al-Zain||Muhammad ibn al-Zain. Basin (Baptistère de St. Louis) (30)||Comparison: Pyxis of al-Mughira & Basin (Baptistère de St. Louis) (19)|
|189. Bahram Gur Fighting Karg, Persian (c 1335 CE)||Persian. Bahram Gur Fights the Karg, folio from the Great Il-Khanid Shahnama (17)|
|190. Court of Gayumars, from Shahnama (c1522 CE)||Sultan Muhammad. The Court of Gayumars, folio from Shah Tahmasp’s Shahnama (12)|
|191. The Ardabil Carpet (c 1540 CE)||Maqsud of Kashan. The Ardabil Carpet (17)||Comparison: All-T'oqapu Tunic, Inka & The Ardabil Carpet (5)|
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