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.
Kufic Inscription on one of the main columns inside Martorana (The Church of Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio), Palermo.
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 Perfect Companion: A decorated upper hexagonal wall of the shrine of Jafar ibn Abi Thalib RA (d. 629 AD). Though the original building was erected during Ilkhanid period of 13th cent AD, The blue foliage tiling on the roof, the kufic inscription on the upper wall as well as the blue tile of Thuluth Qur'anic inscription which indicate the site was heavily restored during Timurid empire in late 14th until early 16 cent AD. Esfahan, April 2017.