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The two major decorations throughout the complex are pietra dura and Arabic calligraphy. If you look carefully, you can see calligraphy on the rectangular strip around the arch. Supposedly the lettering increases in size near the top so that it has a uniform appearance to a viewer standing on the ground. The guards wouldn't let us climb up and check

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