minbar

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). Pronunciation here.

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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.