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James Robertson Base of the Obelisk [Obelisco de Teodosio, Constantinopla], 1855

Salt and Silver: Early Photography 1840 – 1860 James Robertson -Base of the Obelisk [Obelisk of Theodosius, Constantinople], 1855 Photograph, salted paper print from a glass plate negative

Hagia Sophia - Istanbul, Turkey

Hagia Sophia - Was a Greek orthodox Christian Patriarchal basilica (church), later an imperial mosque, and how a museum (Ayasofya Müzesi) in Istanbul, Turkey.

Museo della Banca del Lavoro Un luogo davvero interessante che vi invito a visitare é l’edificio che ha ospitato la storica Banca turca del Lavoro (Türkiye İş Bankası). Oggi é un museo e si trova...

Museo della Banca del Lavoro Un luogo davvero interessante che vi invito a visitare é l’edificio che ha ospitato la storica Banca turca del Lavoro (Türkiye İş Bankası). Oggi é un museo e si trova...

The marble base pedestal of the Egyptian Obelisk of Theodosius  Hippodrome  Istanbul  Turkey

The marble base pedestal of the Egyptian Obelisk of Theodosius Hippodrome Istanbul, Turkey.

Istanbul, Turkey:  The Aya Sophia was built at the direction of Emperor Justine in the 6th century and has served as both Greek Orthodox and Roman Catholic Church -- and for nearly 1000 years the largest in the world, until St Peter’s basilica was built. In 1453 the Ottoman Empire conquered Constantinople and renamed it Istanbul and at this point Süleyman the Magnificent transformed the then church into a mosque, added the minarets and changed the name to Aya Sofia.  by MichaelLevy

Hagia Sophia, now known as the Ayasophya Museum, is a former Greek Orthodox patriarchal basilica (church) and later an imperial mosque in Instanbul, Turkey. It is considered one of the greatest and most beautiful buildings in history.

In 1923, Wolley explored a site near Ur (Iraq) called Tell al-Ubaid. He uncovered a temple 4500 years old. The temple had decayed, but Woolley found objects which may have decorated it.The temple was the home of the Sumerian goddess Ninhursag.(lady of the hill country).Woolley found mosaic columns which he thought might have framed the temple door. They are wooden with pieces of red limestone and mother of pearl glued in place using bitumen.

In 1923 Woolley uncovered a temple 4500 years old that was the home of the Sumerian goddess Ninhursag.(lady of the hill country). Woolley found mosaic columns which he thought might have framed the.

- Santa Sofía , Estambul , Turquia ./tcc/

Basilique Sainte-Sophie, Istanbul, Turkey - Hagia Sophia is a former Greek church, later an imperial mosque, and now a museum.

Until the late 19th century The British Museum was lit by natural daylight.  Montagu House, was replaced by a much larger building between 1823 and 1852, which was designed with roof lights in all the new exhibition galleries. Although a great improvement, the Museum was often forced to close early due to poor light in winter or during a London fog.  As a response to this, the Museum was one of the first public buildings in London to install electricity.

greatbritishmuseums: “The Egyptian Sculpture Gallery on the introduction of the electric light, an engraving Published in the Illustrated London News, February 1890 Until the late nineteenth century.

La chiesa moschea di Vefa é uno splendido esempio di architettura bizantina del periodo Comneno (XI-XII secolo). Al suo interno sono ancora visibili dei mosaici.http://istanbulperitaliani.it/post/153812684852/chiesa-moschea-di-vefa

La chiesa moschea di Vefa é uno splendido esempio di architettura bizantina del periodo Comneno (XI-XII secolo). Al suo interno sono ancora visibili dei mosaici.http://istanbulperitaliani.it/post/153812684852/chiesa-moschea-di-vefa

Okmeydanı, 1930lar #istanbul  istanlook

Okmeydanı, 1930lar #istanbul istanlook

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