From the category archives:


Gardens Beneath Which Rivers Flow: The Significance of Water in Classical Islamic Culture

Water Scarcity and Landscaping in the Islamic World: Contemporary Solutions to Historical Problems

Out of the Desert: Water Traditions in the South Asian Landscape

Water and Water Imagery in Architecture and the Arts in Ottoman Times

Architecture as a Message: the Sabil of Muhammad ‘Ali Pasha in Cairo

Sabil-Kuttabs and the Conception of Water During the Mamluk Period

Paradise Flooded: Water and Architecture in Mughal Bengal

Sip, Dip, and Pour: Toward a Typology of Water Vessels in Islamic Art

The Archaeology of Urban Water Systems: The Cases of Nafpleio and Nafpaktos in Southern Greece

Mysterious Inscriptions on “Frozen Water”: Early Medieval Islamic Rock Crystal Seals

The Great Mosque of Cordoba: Fruited Trees and Ablution Fountains

Control and Abandon: Images of Water in Arabic Poetry and Gardens