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Binder 20

 File — Box: 38

Scope and Contents

Title on spine: "Research - Traditional / تحدارية". Notes: Includes images of ancient and medieval monuments, such as the pyramids at Giza, Timurid shrines at Gazur Gah, the Umayyad Mosque of Damascus, the Mustansiriyya Madrasa in Baghdad, the Khan Mirjan in Baghdad, the Khan Nusf outside Karbala', Abbasid monuments of Samarra, as well as residential architecture in Jeddah, Sana'a, and Mosul. Images of Iraq Marshes (al-Ahwar), as well as indigenous/handed-down traditions of architecture (عمارة تحدارية) in Basra and Baghdad are shown with impressions of cylinder seals and images of brickmaking in Iraq.


  • Creation: 1920s-2000s


Conditions Governing Access

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69 sheet(s) (Binder, Black)

Language of Materials

From the Series: English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

1st delivery of materials.

Physical Description

Photographic prints in sleeves (4"x6" and smaller, 1 larger), and paper items.

Repository Details

Part of the Aga Khan Documentation Center, MIT Libraries Repository

Cambridge US