Alhambra, Sala de las dos Hermanas

T01379 = data172/E53
data172/E53
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Occurs on arch jambs at entrances to east and west side chambers of the Sala de las Dos Hermanas. Colours of the graphic are approximately correct, but originals have alternating green and honey-brown 8-rosettes. A similar mosaic remains on the floor between the arch jambs at the entrance to the Mirador de Lindaraja. This is now much worn away, and little of the original colour is left.

Geometry

References

Publications referenced:
  1. Photo by David Wade: SPA 1209 (Alhambra, Sala de las Dos Hermanas, Spain) from [wadei] (1354-62AD, 755-63AH)
  2. Page 41 and 53 (Alhambra, Sala de las Dos Hermanas, Spain. The colours from photo but preserving symmetry) from [escher]
  3. Plate 3 (c) (Alhambra, Sala de las Dos Hermanas, Spain. West wall in The Hall of the Two Sisters) from [abas]
  4. Vol 2, page 285 (Royal Palace, Fez, Morocco. Detail of door) from [paccard]
  5. Vol 2, page 288 (Royal Palace, Marrakesh, Morocco. Detail of door) from [paccard]
  6. Vol 2, page 398 (Dar Beida, Marrakesh, Morocco. Ceiling panel) from [paccard]

Photographs

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