The construction made by ebrahim aalyh alslam contained no roof it was the quraysh who raised the walls of the kabah and added a roof. It is covered with a black silk cloth known as the kiswa and decorated with gold embroidered calligraphy.
The diagram above shows a rare view of what the interior of the kabah looks like.
Kaabah diagram. Interior and exterior of the kaaba in the courtyard of the grand mosque in mecca. Supplicating pilgrim the black stone kaaba in 1880 1787 turkish map 17th century turkish ceramic 17th century turkish ceramic. Diagram of the kaaba.
The kaaba is a cuboid stone structure made of graniteit is approximately 131 m 43 ft 0 in tall some claim 1203 m or 39 ft 5 1 2 in with sides measuring 1103 by 1286 m 36 ft 2 1 2 in by 42 ft 2 1 2 in. The black stone front and side views diagram of the tawaf ritual plan of the kaaba with dimensions and elements plan of the kaaba with dimensions and elements photographs. On the southeast side of the building is a gold door.
The kaaba in the masjid el haram 2010 tab59 cc by sa 20. The entrance is a door set 213 m 7 ft above the ground on the north eastern wall of the kabah. Interior and exterior of the kaaba diagram of the kaaba.
The kaaba measures 50 feet 152 meters high 35 feet 107 meters wide and 40 feet 122 meters long. In 1979 the 300 kg gold doors made by chief artist ahmad bin ibrahim badr replaced the old silver doors made by his father ibrahim badr in 1942there is a wooden staircase on wheels usually stored in the mosque between the arch shaped gate of banu shaybah and the zamzam well. The door of kabah.
Wikipedia the name kaaba means cube but the structure isnt a cube. The kaaba pre islamic monument rededicated by muhammad in 631 32 ce multiple renovations granite masonry covered with silk curtain and calligraphy in gold and silver wrapped thread mecca saudi arabia image credit. It measures 12m long 10m wide and 15m high 33 feet x 50 feet x 45 feet.
Inside the kaaba the floor is made of marble and limestonethe interior walls measuring 13 by 9 m 43 by 30 ft are clad with tiled white marble halfway to the roof. Today only a privileged few have had the opportunity to step inside the kabah.