Another dancer

This mural can be found in Qasr Amra, an 8th century palace in Jordan. Built by the Umayyad caliph Walid I, it has many famous frescos, of which the above is only one. It is a semi-naked courtesan dancing.

The palace is undergoing restoration, as graffiti has damaged some of the frescos.

Bibliography
Archnet– Qusayr ‘Amra.
UNESCO World Heritage Covention– Quseir Amra.
Illustration Gallery by Gary D. Thompson.

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