Pishtaqs

In Islamic architecture, monumental gateways or portals, especially ones with a rectangular screen wall rising above the roofline of the building beyond, usually mosques, madrasas, or caravanserais.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300127083. The J. Paul Getty Trust.