Sarban Minaret, Isfahan

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by George potter (used with permission)
published on 30 January 2013
Sarban Minaret, Isfahan

The Sarban ('Camel-driver') minaret at Isfahan (Jubareh area), Iran (1130-1155 CE).
The shafts are decorated with alternate bands of decorative brick and blue tile work in geometric patterns, and two girdles of stalactite ornament. The horizontal bands of square Kufic inscriptions with hexagonal, octagonal and lozenge shaped patterns. The embellished cornices are composed of tile work and elegant brick mouqarnas.

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permission), G. P. (. W. (2013, January 30). Sarban Minaret, Isfahan. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/1044/

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permission), George P. (. W. "Sarban Minaret, Isfahan." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 30, 2013. https://www.ancient.eu/image/1044/.

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permission), George P. (. W. "Sarban Minaret, Isfahan." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 30 Jan 2013. Web. 20 Sep 2019.

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