Doorway Ornament at the Alhambra

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Ornament in the side of doorway, at the entrance of the Tower of Comares
Ornament in the side of doorway, at the entrance of the Tower of Comares.

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The Getty Research Institute, the Internet Archive

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Decoration showing geometric motifs, calligraphy, and interlace. This and the next plate (not online yet) are commented as follows by the author:

The ground of these ornaments is light blue in the broad parts, and red in the narrow parts. The inscriptions in Cufic characters are, Glory to our Lord the Sultān, Abū Abdillāh.

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