A Timurid Pentagonal Wooden Panel (diag: 14.5 cm): Carved in arabesque relief with scrolling foliage, deep grooves and cusped leaves, set inside raised border with trace of monochrome pigment. The panel might be once part of a carved wooden- door or pulpit minbar.
Open your Heart: A pair of carved doors which could be dated during Safavid period ca cent AD. The carved doors in Islamic style could indicate the period of the Abyaneh inhabitants opened their ways to Islamic belief.
The Art of Minaret: Huge kufic inscription on the mid wall stucco of Chehel Dokhtaran minaret which was completed in 1112 AD during Seljuk period. Esfahan, April 2017
Art of the Words: The Qur'anic epigraphy in Maghreb script carved on a wooden door of Real Alcazar.
The Kufic Inscription at Ben Youseff Madrassa (completed in cent.
A carving work of the element pulpit minbar of Karagöz Bey Mosque (built in 1557 AD). A Thuluth inscription carved on the sand stone bears the Muslim Testimonial word of Shahada.
An illuminated wooden gate of Gazi Husrev Bey Mosque (completed in 1532 AD)
A large marble-stone fragment (26 x 25 x 8 cm) of 'quicialera' (a door or window sidepost) with kufic epigraphy: Originated from Al-andalus region ca. 10 cent AD. The carved inscription can be translated as 'All Sovereignty belongs to Oneness God' which is a common phrase used widely during Umayyad period in Iberian Peninsula until early 11 cent AD.
The Square Kufic: Sarban Minaret completed in 1155 AD, during Seljuk Period of Esfahan Iran. The minaret is also known as the camel driver minaret which might be part of Seljuk worship buildings in 12th cent AD.
A Grand Prayer: The Mihrab of Shaikh Lotfollah Mosque, in which the building was completed in 1619 AD during the reign of Shah Abbas I who took the empire to its peak period. Like the other worship buildings which were built during Safavid period, the mosque is also heavily dominated by Thuluth Qur'anic calligraphy, cobalt blue tile with illuminated floral foliages and a complex muqarnas construction. Esfahan, April 2017
The Grand Inscription: Kufic Inscription on Kashan Jameh Mosque which was completed in 1076 AD during Seljuq period. Kashan, April 2017