Kirat Minaret, Isfahan


by Fatema AlSulaiti
published on 29 January 2013

An illustration by F.AlSulaiti of the Kirat Minaret, Khurasan, Iran (11th century CE). Seljuk era patron unknown. Balcony at the middle of the shaft missing which was supported on corbelled brick and decorated with Muqarnas vaulting, and the octagonal base decorated with patterned bands.

Help us write more

We're a small non-profit organisation run by a handful of volunteers. Each article costs us about $50 in history books as source material, plus editing and server costs. You can help us create even more free articles for as little as $5 per month, and we'll give you an ad-free experience to thank you! Become a Member

Image License

Copyright: You cannot use, copy, distribute, or modify this item without explicit permission from the author.

Read the licensing terms for more information on how to use this image legally.

Commercial Use

For commercial use, please contact the editors by email () to discuss whether this image can be licensed.

If you are not sure whether your project is commercial then please also get in touch for clarification.