Ranavijaypur Mosque, Bangladesh

General Attributes
Project NameRanavijaypur Mosque
Spatial DataDownload (Links to all available data types will be emailed)
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Data Types

Data Type Size Device Name Device Type
Photogrammetry - AerialNot availableDJI Phantom 4 Pro Drone
Photogrammetry - TerrestrialNot availableSony A7 RIV Mirrorless
Site DescriptionThe site is found within the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Historic Mosque City of Bagerhat and is an active mosque used by the community for daily prayers as well as a storm shelter during cyclones. The mosque is believed to have been first built in the late-fifteenth century and is consistent with the many other Khan Jahan Ali style mosques found within Khalifatabad (Bagerhat). The mosque has unusually thick walls measuirng 2.74 meters.
Project DescriptionThe Ranavijaypur Mosque was documented by staff and students from the Architecture Discipline of Khulna University and the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of Jahangirnagar University under the leadership of Dr. A.T.M. Masood Reza as part of the R.E.D. (Rapid Emergency Documentation) program funded by the Aliph Foundation and implemented by CyArk. The mosque was documented as part of a disaster simulation to study how quickly a team could complete the digital documentaion of a historic building using photogrammetry. All five stages of the R.E.D. methodology (Planning, Data Collection, Input Organization, Data processing and Creation of Results) were completed in under 48 hours.
Collection Date2022-12-09 to 2022-12-09
Publication Date2023-07-04
License TypeCC BY-SA
CollectorsFaculty of Arts and Humanities Jahangirnagar University , Architecture Discipline, Khulna University
FundersAliph Foundation
Site AuthorityDepartment of Archaeology Bangladesh
2023: Ranavijaypur Mosque - Photogrammetry - Aerial , Photogrammetry - Terrestrial . Collected by Faculty of Arts and Humanities Jahangirnagar University , Architecture Discipline, Khulna University . Distributed by Open Heritage 3D. https://doi.org/10.26301/sghd-hw63

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