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#1263: Marble Capital

Photo 1263: Marble Capital - Ben Youssef Medersa, Marrakesh

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Photo ID
1263
Credit
Title
Marble Capital
Caption
Marble capital with carved decoration and Arabic calligraphy in the 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