Figure 1: Panel tile representing the Masjid al-Haram (Sacred Mosque) in Mecca. Earthenware with painted decoration under transparent glaze, made in Iznikz (Turkey), 18th century. Department of Islamic Art, Louvre Museum, Paris. (Source).
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Figure 1: World map of seas and oceans. A continuous body of water encircles the Earth covering 71% of the Earth's surface and divided into a number of principal areas: Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic, and Southern.
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Samples of ancient Islamic ceramics in the Museum of Islamic Ceramics in Cairo. Four plates with drawings from Islamic Egypt: (a). Mamluk era, 11th century; (b). Fatimid era, 12th century; (c). Mamluk period, 11th century; (d). Fatimid times, 11th century. (Source).
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Dr Mehmet Aydin, the Turkish minister of state for Culture, and Professor Salim Al-Hassani, chairman of FSTC, during The Ankara conference on Katib Çelebi. In the middle is Prof. Bekir Karliga, conference chairman and on the right is Prof. John Dunktoff, Philadelphia University.
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