Artifact Details

Title

The Al-Khorezmi Muhammad ibn Musa Khuwarizmi Monument in Khiva

Catalog Number

102649723

Type

Still Image

Date

1983-09-11

Place of Publication

Khiva, Uzbekistan

Dimensions

6 x 4 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a color image of a stone statue shot outside of the mathematician Al-Khorezmi [Khuwarizmi, Muhammad-ibn-Musa]. His statue is positioned sitting down with his right hand below his chin. He is looking over a scroll with arabic symbols. This is a daytime shoot with light coming from the sky. Text on the label on verso side is "The Al-Khorezmi-Monument in Khiva inagurated 11 September 1983". Written in pencil on label is "F4 Meetings Annual" and in black pen ink "6/3/ p314".

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph; Snapshot

Subject

Khuwarizmi, Muhammad ibn Musa

Credit

Gift of J.A.N. Lee

Lot Number

X3191.2005