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Dome above the maqsura, a richly decorated ribbed vault with small dome in front of the mihrab, redecorated under Al-Hakam II in 961, in the Cathedral-Great Mosque of Cordoba, in Cordoba, Andalusia, Southern Spain. Below the dome are intricately carved interlacing fluted arches. The ceiling is decorated with kufic script, floral motifs, and a sunburst radiating from a tiny central star, with light coming from 8 latticed side windows. The first church built here by the Visigoths in the 7th...
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