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#1262: Mihrab Vault

Photo 1262: Mihrab Vault - Ben Youssef Medersa, Marrakesh

Photo Details

Photo ID
1262
Date
2007-04-10
Location
Ben Youssef Medersa, Marrakesh
Description
Richly decorated dome vault in the mihrab of the small mosque. Originally founded in the 14th century, the Ben Youssef 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.
Camera
Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
Resolution
3456 x 2304 px
File Size
6.26 MB
ISO
1600
Geotag
31.632040° N, 7.986444° W
Date Digitized
April 10, 2007
Date Uploaded
November 13, 2009
Credit
Holly Hayes