Homs, Jamiʿ an-Nuri, the main mihrab

Homs, Jamiʿ an-Nuri, the main mihrab

Az-Zawiya al-Hilaliyya, wooden cells inside the prayer hall's iwan

Az-Zawiya al-Hilaliyya, wooden cells inside the prayer hall’s iwan

Jamiʿ at-Tawashi, prayer niche

Jamiʿ at-Tawashi, prayer niche

Az-Zahir Baybars Mausoleum in al-Madrasa az-Zahiriyya

Az-Zahir Baybars Mausoleum in al-Madrasa az-Zahiriyya

View of the prayer hall, Jamiʿ an-Nuri (mosque), Homs

View of the prayer hall, Jamiʿ an-Nuri (mosque), Homs

Mosaic in main prayer niche, Jamiʿ an-Nuri (mosque), Homs

Mosaic in main prayer niche, Jamiʿ an-Nuri (mosque), Homs

A colorful marble niche in the mausoleum of az-Zahir Baybars

A colorful marble niche in the mausoleum of az-Zahir Baybars

The prayer niche and the pulpit in the middle of the south wall in the prayer hall of the Great Umayyad Mosque of Aleppo

The prayer niche and the pulpit in the middle of the south wall in the prayer hall of the Great Umayyad Mosque of Aleppo

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, marble prayer niche

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, marble prayer niche

An arch topped a niche in the mausoleum of az-Zahir Baybars

An arch topped a niche in the mausoleum of az-Zahir Baybars

The wooden pulpit (minbar) in the prayer room of an-Nuri Mosque

The wooden pulpit (minbar) in the prayer room of an-Nuri Mosque

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, marble prayer niche

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, marble prayer niche

Mausoleum of az-Zahir Baybars, colorful marble niche

Mausoleum of az-Zahir Baybars, colorful marble niche

Jamiʿ al-Mihmandar, marble prayer niche

Jamiʿ al-Mihmandar, marble prayer niche

Jamiʿ al-Khayr, prayer hall

Jamiʿ al-Khayr, prayer hall

Al-Madrasa ash-Sharafiyya, prayer niche decorated with geometric patterns

Al-Madrasa ash-Sharafiyya, prayer niche decorated with geometric patterns

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, wooden prayer niche in the iwan

Al-Madrasa al-Hallawiyya, wooden prayer niche in the iwan

Al-Madrasa ash-Sharafiyya, prayer niche decorated with geometric patterns

Al-Madrasa ash-Sharafiyya, prayer niche decorated with geometric patterns

Al-Madrasa al-Muqaddamiyya, the prayer niche

Al-Madrasa al-Muqaddamiyya, the prayer niche

Jamiʿ al-Mihmandar, the prayer niche

Jamiʿ al-Mihmandar, the prayer niche

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, muqarnas decorating a niche on the right side of the prayer hall's entrance

Jamiʿ al-ʿAdiliyya, muqarnas decorating a niche on the right side of the prayer hall’s entrance

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, marble prayer niche

Al-Madrasa as-Sultaniyya, marble prayer niche

Mosque, interior view with mihrab and minbar.

Mosque, interior view with mihrab and minbar.

The Mihrab of at-Taynabiyya Mosque

The Mihrab of at-Taynabiyya Mosque

Jamiʿ Sharaf, the old mihrab

Jamiʿ Sharaf, the old mihrab

Takiyyat ash-Shaykh Abu Bakr, the prayer niche (mihrab)

Takiyyat ash-Shaykh Abu Bakr, the prayer niche (mihrab)

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, prayer niche (mihrab) in the prayer hall

Jamiʿ ash-Shuʿaybiyya, prayer niche (mihrab) in the prayer hall

Part of the Mihrab decorations, Umayyad Mosque

Part of the Mihrab decorations, Umayyad Mosque

Part of the mihrab decorations, Umayyad Mosque

Part of the mihrab decorations, Umayyad Mosque

Madrasat al-Firdaws, the marble prayer niche (mihrab) decorated with floral and geometric motifs

Madrasat al-Firdaws, the marble prayer niche (mihrab) decorated with floral and geometric motifs