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Title: The Adoption of the Arch Structure in the Architecture of the Arabian Peninsula
Author(s): BARAŃSKI, Marek
Journal: ARAM Periodical
Volume: 11 Date: 1999-2000
The author discusses the origin and gives an overview of the history of the use of the arch and vault structure in the Near East. It is only in the Roman period or slightly earlier that this building technique was adopted in the Arabian Peninsula, with Palmyra as the best example.