Qasr Mshatta (Winter Palace). Detail.
8th c Islamic Umayyad Architecture
(661 - 1031)
144 X 144 meters
Amman (near). Jordan
Berlin. Pergamon Museum.
The palace is thought to have been built for Calih Al-Waiid II, one of a strig of castle and palaces in Jordan. The outer wall was made p; of 25 towers and a number of interior roos. The main gate was taken to Berlin to the Pergamon museum.