Muqarnas: An Annual on the Visual Cultures of the Islamic World is sponsored by The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Muqarnas articles are published on all aspects of Islamic visual culture, historical and contemporary, as well as articles dealing with unpublished textual primary sources.
LUKE TREADWELL, “Mihrab and ʿAnaza” or “Sacrum and Spear”? A Reconsideration of an Early Marwanid Silver Drachm HANA TARAGAN, The “Speaking” Inkwell from Khurasan: Object as “World” in Iranian Medieval Metalwork YURY KAREV, Qarakhanid Wall Paintings in the Citadel of Samarqand: First Report and Preliminary Observations YVONNE DOLD-SAMPLONIUS AND SILVIA L. HARMSEN, The Muqarnas Plate Found at Takht-i Sulayman: A New Interpretation AYŞİN YOLTAR-YILDIRIM, A 1498-99
Khusraw Va Shīrīn: Turning the Pages of an Ottoman Illustrated Manuscript SAMER AKKACH, The Poetics of Concealment: Al-Nabulusi’s Encounter with the Dome of the Rock EBBA KOCH, The Taj Mahal: Architecture, Symbolism, and Urban Significance CAROLINE FINKEL AND VICTOR OSTAPCHUK, Outpost of Empire: An Appraisal of Ottoman Building Registers as Sources for the Archeology and Construction History of the Black Sea Fortress of Özi MAURICE CERASI, The Urban and Architectural Evolution of the Istanbul Divanyolu: Urban Aesthetics and Ideology in Ottoman Town Building PAOLO GIRARDELLI, Architecture, Identity, and Liminality: On the Use and Meaning of Catholic Spaces in Late Ottoman Istanbul SUSAN GILSON MILLER, Finding Order in the Moroccan City: The
Ḥubus of the Great Mosque of Tangier as an Agent of Urban Change