Name of text: description
Author of text: Istakhri and Ibn Haukal
Date of text: c. 951 and 978
Date of person in text:
Name of structure in text: Dome of the Rock
Type of structure in text: church
Date of structure in text 688-91
Century of structure 1: 7 AD
Century of structure 2:
Country in text: Israel
Region in text:
City in text: Jerusalem
Specific place of mosaic in text: walls and the drum, within and without
Description of mosaic in text:

The Dome, externally, is completely covered with brass plates gilt, while the building itself, its floor, and its walls, and the drum, both within and without, are ornamented with marble and mosaics, after the manner that we shall describe when speaking of the Mosque of Damascus.

Mosaic date in text: 7 AD
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. 124 

Texts sourced by Le Strange in vols 1 and 2 of M. J. de Goeje, Bibliotheca Geographorum Arabicorum (Leiden: 1870, 1873)

Comments: This is in a double book

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