Geometric pattern in carved terracotta from the Madrasa al-Mustansiriyya, Baghdad, Iraq

In 1227/625 AH, the thirty-seventh Abbasid Caliph al-Mustansir Billah (r. 1226-1242) commissioned the construction of al-Madrasa al-Mustansiriyya, a theological school in the capital city of Baghdad named in his honor. Construction lasted for six years and the school opened in 1234/631 AH.

Geometric pattern in carved terracotta from the Madrasa al-Mustansiriyya, Baghdad, Iraq
ArchNet: Geometric pattern in carved terracotta from the Madrasa al-Mustansiriyya, Baghdad, Iraq

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