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may 12, 537 - The Kaaba

Description:

631-632 CE
Granite masonry, covered with silk curtain and calligraphy in gold and silver wrapped thread.
Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Kaaba = cube
Holiest shrine in Islam
Corners roughly align with the cardinal points
15 m tall 10.5 m sides
Solid gold door
Kiswa = black cloth

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Date:

may 12, 537
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~ 1482 years ago

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