17th century depiction of the Holy Shrine of Mecca

Description

Painting from a 17th-century manuscript of 'Futuh al-Haramayn', a poetical description by Muhvi Lari of the Holy Places and the rites of pilgrimage. The painting shows the Ka'aba, the cube-shaped building at the heart of the mosque at Mecca and the holiest place in the whole of Islam.

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Full title:
Muḥyī Lārī, Futūḥ al-Ḥaramayn
Created:
17th century
Format:
Manuscript / Image
Creator:
Muḥyī 'l-Dīn Lārī [Muhyi Al-Din Lari]
Usage terms
Public Domain
Held by
British Library
Shelfmark:
Or 343

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