The Analysis of the Geometric Decorations of the Stone Half-Columns of Friday Mosque of Isfahan

Molude Noori and Qobad Kiyanmehr
Proceedings of Bridges 2016: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Education, Culture (2016)
Pages 317–324 Regular Papers


The Jame Mosque of Isfahan, located almost in the center of Iran, displays ornamentation from early the Islamic centuries until the 13th century AD. We introduce and analyze unique stone decorations found in this mosque. This article presents constructions for the geometric decorations and floral motifs of five half-columns found in this magnificent structure.