(Arabic: منبر). A pulpit consisting of a flight of steps, used for preaching in a mosque. The minbar is usually located to the right of the mihrab. (Also spelled: mimbar, minber).
Minbar of the Kutubiyya Mosque. Cedarwood and pine; marquetry in black African wood, boxwood, red jujube, rosewood, and bone. 1137–ca. 1147. Badi Palace, Marrakech, Morocco.