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P_016

Album P 1911 - Egypt, Syria, Iraq

Date taken: January 1911
Photographer: Gertrude Bell
Location: Damascus - Syria
Modern location: Dimashq (Damascus, Esh Sham, Damas)
Size: 10.7/15.8
Condition: Good
Subject date: Mosque 8th C / minaret restored 15th C
Description: Medinet el Gharbi [Great Mosque (Umayyad Mosque), constructed by Caliph al-Walid. Exterior wall and minaret - Medinet el-Gharbi, restored by Qait Bey, Sultan of Egypt (1468-1495), at SW corner of mosque]

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