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#1262: Mihrab Vault

Photo 1262: Mihrab Vault - Ben Youssef Medersa, Marrakesh

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Photo ID
1262
Credit
Title
Mihrab Vault
Caption
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.
Geotag
31.632040° N, 7.986444° W
Uploaded
November 13, 2009
Camera
Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
ISO
1600