Name of text: Geography
Author of text:


Date of text: 1154
Date of person in text:
Name of structure in text: Dome of the Rock
Type of structure in text: Mosque
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: dome
Description of mosaic in text:

This Dome is overlaid with gold mosaic, and is of most beautiful workmanship, erected by the Muslim Khalifs.

Mosaic date in text: 7 AD
Tesserae silver mentioned in text?
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? Yes
Colour descriptions in text:
Bibliography: 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. 131

Arabic text published in J. Gildemeister, Transactions of the German Palaestina-Verein (1885), vol. 8.

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