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mar 10, 1200 - Great Mosque of Djenne

Description:

Mali
adobe
"La Grande Mosquée"
world's largest mud structure
scaffolding (timber beams- decorative AND structural)
ostrich eggs on top of conical extensions (symbol of purity and fertility)
Crepissage de la grande mosquée (festival): entire city contributes to the re-plastering of the mosque's exterior

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Date:

mar 10, 1200
Now
~ 818 years ago

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