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Muscat Buildings

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Bayt Nadir in decay (1990s)

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Bayt Nadir under restoration (2007)

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Bayt al-Mawzinah and Bayt Nadir (1995)

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Bayt Faransa in isolation after demolition of surrounding quarter (2007)

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Houses in al-Waljat Quarter (1986)

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View over roof of British Embassy, now demolished (1986)

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Post-1970 reconstructions of Bayt Gharayzah (Greiza) and al-Khawr Mosque (1998)

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View of reconstructed Bayt Gharayzah and Bayt Nadir (center left) from Fort al-Mirani (1995)

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The American Mission in Muscat (2004)

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Charles R. Butt

Carved wooden Zanzibari door with eye of the needle in a side street of Muscat (1969)

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J.E. Peterson

Traditional barasti dwellings as existed in Muscat extramuros; these are in Ghallah (1970)

 

Mosques

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Charles R. Butt

al-Khawr Mosque dressed for `Id al-Fitr (1969)

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Charles R. Butt

Flooded street near Nasib Khan Mosque (1968)

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J.E. Peterson

`Ali Musa Mosque after demolition of surrounding quarter (2007)

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al-Zawawi Mosque after reassembly and painting in white in order to remove it from path of ceremonial entrance to al-`Alam Palace (2007)
   

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Post-1970 reconstruction of al-Wakil Mosque with yet more construction behind it (2007)

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The 1990s Sultan Sa`id b. Taymur Mosque in al-Khuwayr (2007)

Qasr al-`Alam Palace (Muscat)

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The palace under construction (1975)

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The finished palace with lawns on reclaimed land from the harbor (1989)

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The palace with extensions displacing what had been al-Banyan Quarter (1995)
 

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Charles R. Butt

The Mall in front of Bayt al-Barza: Sayyid Ibrahim bin Ahmad, Minister of the Interior, taking the royal salute from Lt. Abdullah Sayf during `Id al-Fitr (1968)

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J.E. Peterson

The post-1970 Mall (1995)

Bawshar Buildings

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Charles R. Butt

View of mosque and old house in Fath Al Bu Sa`id (1970)

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Charles R. Butt

Mosque with a cannon at Fath Al Bu Sa`id (1970)

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Same old house in Fath Al Bu Sa`id (2007)

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Charles R. Butt

House of the wali in Bawshar village (1970)

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