Arabic miniature

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A miniature from the Umayyad period portraying a Mosque and a Garden c. 690 AD

Arabic miniatures are small paintings on paper, whether book illustrations or separate works of art. Arabic miniature art dates to the late 7th century. Arabs depended on such art not only to satisfy their artistic taste, but also for scientific explanations.

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