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Document Survey on Medieval Architecture (c. 400 - c. 1900) in North Iraq


On behalf of the Oriental Department of the DAI (German Archaeological Institute), Berlin, a document survey on medieval architecture in northern Iraq has been conducted.

Purpuse: creating an overview, which visual information about medieval buildings (c. 400 to c. 1900) exist before the destruction by the "Islamic State" (ISIS) in 2014

images (b/w, color, prints, negatives, slides in publications and in archives

plans & drawings

As an example, the photographs taken by the DAI, Baghdad department, in N-Iraq in the 1970s can be seen


Amadiya, North Iraq, base of the minaret of the Great Mosque (Ulu Cami), Foto: R.M. Böhmer


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