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“Turquoise, brown and dark manganese faience mosaic was common in monumental Seljuq prayer niches. This impressive niche with Qur’anic inscriptions and arabesque and geometric patterns, once belonged to the Bey Hakim Mosque in Konya, Turkey. It was assembled from fragments and restored parts.” ~ http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;ISL;de;Mus01;19;en&cp
Name of Object: Prayer niche (mihrab)
Location: Berlin, Germany
Holding Museum: Museum of Islamic Art at the Pergamon Museum
Date of Object: About Hegira 669 / AD 1270
Museum Inventory Number: I. 7193
Material(s) / Technique(s): Glazed ceramic, faience mosaic.
Dimensions: Height 395 cm, width 280 cm
Period / Dynasty Seljuqs of Rum (Anatolian Seljuq)
Provenance: Bey Hakim Mosque, Konya, Turkey.