Muqarnas (journal)

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Discipline Islamic visual culture
Language English
Edited by Gülru Necipoğlu
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Annually
Standard abbreviations
ISSN 0732-2992
LCCN 2005-237311
JSTOR 07322992
OCLC no. 55529825

Muqarnas is an annual academic journal of the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The journal was established in 1983 and focuses on Islamic architecture and visual arts, and has become established as "perhaps the leading journal" in English in the field.[1] Oleg Grabar was among the founders.

The journal's name, muqarnas, is a decorative device in traditional Islamic and Persian architecture.


  1. ^ Bonine Michael E., in Choueiri, Youssef M., A companion to the history of the Middle East, p. 395, Wiley-Blackwell, 2005, ISBN 1-4051-0681-6, ISBN 978-1-4051-0681-8. google books.

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