Umbrella Domes

Melonlike ribbed domes (either exterior or interior) found especially in Islamic architecture.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
1387
Names
umbrella domes
umbrella dome
conch domes
domes, conch
domes, melon
domes, parachute
domes, pumpkin
domes, umbrella
melon domes
parachute domes
pumpkin domes
paraplukoepels Dutch
paraplukoepel Dutch
cúpulas paraguas Spanish
cúpula paragua Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300001300. The J. Paul Getty Trust.