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100,000 images on Archnet

Masjid-i Jami’, Isfahan, Iran. by Daniel Waugh, 2010.

75 images were published on Archnet yesterday, March 22, 2017, bringing the total number of published images published to over 100,000.

The newly added images include photographs by Daniel Waugh, Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington, Seattle, and editor of The Silk Road, depicting of an 8th century monumental mosques in the historic city of Isfahan, Iran; and photographs by James Llewellyn, a student at Wake Forest University, showing the facades, interiors, and courtyards of four mosques constructed during the 20th century in the modern metropolis of Casablanca, Morocco. 

Masjid Mohamedi, Casablanca, Morocco. By James Llewellyn, 2015.

More than 280 images have been published to Archnet since March 1, joining an extensive collection that includes photographs dating from the early days of photography to the present, as well as plans, drawings, engravings, maps, and works of art spanning the history of Muslim societies.

Each image in our carefully curated collection is extensively linked within a scholarly database of sites, publications, authority records, and other media.  Archnet is freely available to the public as part of our mission to facilitate high quality scholarship and professional work.

We invite you to jump in and explore, perhaps even contribute, to this growing body of resources.

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