The Old Friday Mosque at Fonadhoo (LAM-FND-4), Maldives

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Project NameThe Old Friday Mosque at Fonadhoo (LAM-FND-4)
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Data Type Size Device Name Device Type
Photogrammetry - Aerial2.2 GBDJI Phantom 4 Pro Drone
Site DescriptionThe Old Friday Mosque on the island of Fonadhoo in Laamu Atoll was built in the early eighteenth century. The coral stone structure contains three verandahs and a separate mihrab chamber surrounding a central prayer hall. The surrounding yard contains a number of old coral stone grave markers, some of which are enclosed within low coral block walls of bisthaan.
Project DescriptionMaldives Heritage Survey works to systematically inventory and digitally document the endangered cultural heritage of the Maldives. The materials documented through this work are critically endangered, facing both natural and human threats that jeopardize the survival and accessibility of historical information for this vital node in pre-modern global economic and religious networks at the cross-roads of an interconnected Indian Ocean world. The data made available here was collected by our Field Team using Nikon D750, Drone DJI Phantom 4 Pr for photogrammetry
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Collection Date2018-08-25 to 2018-08-25
Publication Date2020-02-24
License TypeCC BY-NC-ND
ContributorsMaldives Heritage Survey
CollectorsMaldives Heritage Survey
FundersArcadia Fund
PartnersOxford Centre for Islamic Studies , SaieLab - Washington University in St. Louis , Earth Observatory of Singapore
Site AuthorityMaldives National Center for Cultural Heritage,Ministry of Arts, Culture and Heritage
Maldives Heritage Survey 2020: The Old Friday Mosque at Fonadhoo (LAM-FND-4) - Photogrammetry - Aerial . Collected by Maldives Heritage Survey . Distributed by Open Heritage 3D.

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