This ClipArt gallery offers 8 images of Moorish architecture. Most noted for their use of ornate archways, Moorish architecture is architecture created in north Africa, Spain, and Portugal, during the time of occupation by the Moors.

"Capital and Springing of Arch, from the Hall of Abencerrages, Alhambra." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Abencerrages

"Capital and Springing of Arch, from the Hall of Abencerrages, Alhambra." — Encyclopedia Britanica,…

The Alhambra which translates "the red fortress" was constructed during the mid 14th century as a palace and fortress by the Moorish rulers in Granada, Spain. It is most famous for its Islamic architecture.

Alhambra

The Alhambra which translates "the red fortress" was constructed during the mid 14th century as a palace…

"Arabesque is a style of ornamentation in which are represented men, animals (the latter consisting of mythic as well as actual forms); plants, with leaves, flowers and fruit; mathematical figures, etc.; the whole put together in a whimsical way, so that, for instance, the animals not merely rest upon the plants, but grow out of them like blossoms."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Arabesque Archway

"Arabesque is a style of ornamentation in which are represented men, animals (the latter consisting…

The Moorish capital is the upper termination design of a column found in the hall of two sisters Alhambra, Spain.

Moorish Capital

The Moorish capital is the upper termination design of a column found in the hall of two sisters Alhambra,…

The Moorish capital is the upper termination design of a column found in the hall of two sisters Alhambra, Spain.

Moorish Capital

The Moorish capital is the upper termination design of a column found in the hall of two sisters Alhambra,…

The Mosque of Cordoba was a former mosque and today is a Roman Catholic Cathedral located in the Andalusian city of Cordoba, Spain. It was built into a mosque by the Umayyad Dynasty. The structure is most notable for its interior large arches, and over 1,000 columns that are made out of jasper, onyx, marble and granite.

Mosque of Cordoba

The Mosque of Cordoba was a former mosque and today is a Roman Catholic Cathedral located in the Andalusian…

"Pendentive, from the Court of the Lions, Alhambra." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Court of the Lions

"Pendentive, from the Court of the Lions, Alhambra." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

"Capital and Springing of Arc, from the Hall of Abencerrages, Alhambra." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Hall of Abencerrages

"Capital and Springing of Arc, from the Hall of Abencerrages, Alhambra." — The Encyclopedia Britannica,…