Pergamon Museum-Islamic Museum Images

It also houses the Islamic Museum which includes ancient Persian rugs and collections of some of the most detailed and colorful stone, tile and woodwork I've ever seen, including the amazingly intricate Mshatta Facade, part of the outer walls of an ancient Moorish palace! It was breathtaking.

Detail of a merchant's inner meeting room from the Islamic Museum. The notes here said this room actually belonged to a Christian merchant living and doing business among the Islamic Community of the times.
highly painted woodwork in the Islamic Museum in Pergamon Museum

 

 The stonework on the Mshatta Palace Facade was so fine it was like filigree. Truly astounding!
Mshatta Facade


 
 

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