a flowing,intricate,and symetrical pattern derived from floral motifs.
Decorative or beautiful handwriting
perforated ornamental stone screens in Islamic art.
the Islamic sacred text,dictated to the Prophet Muhammad by the Angel Gabriel.
a central niche in a mosque,which indicates the direction to Mecca.
a tall,slender column used to call people to prayer.
a pulpit from which sermons are given.
a Muslim house of worship.
The prophet whose revelations and teachings form the foundation the foundation of Islam.
a squinch made up of rows of nichelike faceted shapes.
the direction toward Mecca which Muslim's face in prayer.
decorations using polygonal shapes with no gaps.
Islamic holy cities; Mecca is the birthplace of Muhammad and the city all Muslims turn to in prayer; Medina is where Muhammad was first accepted as the Prophet, and where his tomb is located