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#1233: Golden Mihrab

Photo 1233: Golden Mihrab - Mezquita de Cordoba

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Photo ID
1233
Credit
Title
Golden Mihrab
Caption
The exquisitely decorated mihrab, commissioned by Al Hakam II in 961. In front of the mihrab is the Maksoureh, an anteroom for the caliph and his court, also richly decorated with geometric designs and Arabic calligraphy.
Geotag
37.878927° N, 4.779557° W
Uploaded
November 13, 2009
Camera
Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
ISO
800