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jul 2, 631 - The Kaaba

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granite masonry, gold calligraphy, cover of silk, silver thread
Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Kaaba= "cube"
HOLIEST OF ALL ISLAMIC SHRINES
prayers are directed towards mecca and the kabba and this direction (qibla) is marked in all mosques
CIRCUMABMBULATION
Hajj- a journey that muslims must make at least once in their lifetime, annual pilgrimage, they hope to touch/kiss the kabba.
Symbol of god's house/presence
Abraham and son Ismail constructed the kaaba in respect to Muhamad
Mosque has 7 minarets w/ colonnades on 4 sides

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Date:

jul 2, 631
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~ 1388 years ago

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