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#1253: Arabic Inscription

Photo 1253: Arabic Inscription - Ben Youssef Medersa, Marrakesh

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Photo ID
1253
Credit
Title
Arabic Inscription
Caption
Arabic inscription within a medallion on a wall of the Ben Youssef Medersa in Marrakesh. Originally founded in the 14th century, the medersa was rebuilt by the Saadian Sultan Abdallah al-Ghalib in 1565. Beautifully decorated with Islamic designs and calligraphy, it is the largest madrassa (religious school) in Morocco.
Geotag
31.632040° N, 7.986444° W
Uploaded
November 13, 2009
Camera
NIKON D80
ISO
400