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Hypostyle prayer hall
In architecture, a hypostyle hall has a flat ceiling which is supported by columns, as in the Great Hypostyle Hall at Karnak. In this case the columns flanking the central avenue are of greater height than those of the side aisles, and this allows openings in the wall above the smaller columns, through which light is admitted over the aisle roof, through clerestory windows.
* rows and rows of columns like a forest, with horseshoe arches between each. Best example is Great Mosque at Cordoba
the central area of a church, the tower attached to a mosque from which the muezzin, or crier, calls the faithful to prayer five times a day, the tower attached to a mosque from which the muezzin, or crier, calls the faithful to prayer five times a day
A room/vestibule at the entrance to a church, directly before entering the nave. (Plain or heavily decorated)
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