Jericho: Hisham's Palace -- Caliph's Throne in Audience Hall

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5/26/23
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Khirbet el-Mafjar , Qa_r Hish_m , Hisham's Palace , Jericho , West Bank , Desert Castle , Umayyad Dynasty , Islamic Monument , Palestine , Medieval Arabic Architecture , Audience Hall , Exedrae
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In one of the western niches (apse) across from the main entrance was tthe Caliph's trhone. The mosaics in this niche echo the round medallion in the center of the audience hall. This niche is sometimes identified as West Apse V.
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