Name of text: description
Author of text: Al-Mukaddasi
Date of text: 985
Date of person in text:
Name of structure in text: Mosque in Amman
Type of structure in text: mosque
Date of structure in text
Century of structure 1:
Century of structure 2:
Country in text: Jordan
Region in text:
City in text: Amman
Specific place of mosaic in text: Courtyard - may refer to pavement
Description of mosaic in text:

In the city near the marketplace stands a fine mosque, the court of which is ornamented with mosaic.  We have heard said it resembles that of Mecca.

Mosaic date in text:
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? No
Colour descriptions in text:

Le Strange, Guy, trans., Palestine under the Moslems (London: Alexander P. Watt, 1890), A Description of Syria and the Holy Land from AD 650 to 1500, translated from the works of the Mediaeval Arab Geographers, p. 391

Le Strange's text sourced from M. J. Goeje, Bibliotheca Geographorum Arabicorum (Leiden: 1870, 1873), vol. 3

Comments: This may refer to a pavement

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