Depiction of Great Mosque of Mecca

1638-39 (AH 1048)

Chester Beatty

Chester Beatty
Dublin, Ireland

Depiction of Great Mosque of Mecca. The image is stark and minimalist, consisting of little more than the Ka'ba itself - the most important structure within the mosque precinct.


  • Title: Depiction of Great Mosque of Mecca
  • Date Created: 1638-39 (AH 1048)
  • Physical Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Location Created: North Africa
  • Original Source: Chester Beatty Library
  • Rights: © Trustees of the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin
  • Collection Number: CBL Ar 4223, f.3b
  • Additional Description: Dala'il al-khayrat (The Guide to Happiness) of al-Jazuli

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