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Staggering density of the buildings in Old Sana’a (11/18)
Made of mud-brick built upon foundations of stone, construction continued upward when space became tight. As such, they tower high, decorated to the top with intricate patterns and verses from the Qur’an. © Kit Weaver
Staggering density of the buildings in Old Sana’a (11/18)
Kit Weaver
Last updated: September 3, 2012

Staggering density of the buildings in Old Sana’a

The density of the buildings in Old Sana’a is staggering. Made of mud-brick built upon foundations of stone, construction continued upward when space became tight. As such, they tower high, decorated to the top with intricate patterns and verses from the Qur’an.

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