"Mamluki architecture" The Old City Jerusalem Tip by FruitLover
The Old City Jerusalem, Jerusalem: 22 reviews and 38 photos
"The characteristic decorative elements of the Mamluk period are:
Mukarnas - graduated, three-dimensional stone stalactites in the half-dome above the entrance.
Ablak - striped masonry. Courses of the beautiful cream-colored local limestone are alternated with courses of differently colored stone, usually red, but also black and yellow.
Klebo - interlacing stones in different colors, carved in a variety of profiles and laid in intertwining, puzzle-like fashion".
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