Source of image: Window in Khirbet El Mafjar
Embroidery: Hekmat Ashour [Gaza], Gaza, Palestine
Khirbet El-Mafjar is an Umayyad hunting lodge 3 km north of Jericho, built in 734 CE. It is known as Hisham’s Palace because it was thought to have been built by the Umayyad Caliph Hisham bin Abdul Malek (724-743 CE).
Era: Early Islamic Period (640—1099 CE)