Vernicious Knids

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Saturday, June 23, 2007

Harem...

Entrance to Topkapi Palace's Harem:

Elaborate calligraphy and Iznik tiles combined to great effect:

Iznik tile:

Harem means private, not open to all - the harem is the private living quarters of a family:

The Harem has 6 levels, but we only get to visit a few of the rooms on one level:

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