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Detail: Pendentive, Calligraphic Medallion with Quranic Inscription, Floral Motif
The original building was erected in the 16th century. It was commissioned by Sultan Suleiman I for his son Cihangir. The present building was commissioned by Sultan Abdulhamid II in 1889.
Photography by Media Center for Art History, Department of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia Universit