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PHOTO GALLERY: Malians come together to replaster Mosque of Djenne, the world's largest mud-brick building




The world s largest mud-brick building, the Great Mosque of Djenne, Mali, awaits its annual replastering, Friday, May 10, 2024. The building has been on UNESCO s World Heritage in Danger list since 2016. The mosque and surrounding town are threatened by conflict. Djenne s mosque requires a new layer of mud each year before the start of the rainy season in June. AP

Malians gather at the foot of the Great Mosque of Djenne, Mali, joining in for the annual replastering of the world s largest mud-brick building, Sunday, May 12, 2024. The building has been on UNESCO s World Heritage in Danger list since 2016. AP

Malians take part in the annual replastering of the world s largest mud-brick building, the Great Mosque of Djenne, Mali, Sunday, May 12, 2024. The building has been on UNESCO s World Heritage in Danger list since 2016. AP

Malians take part in the annual replastering of the world s largest mud-brick building, the Great Mosque of Djenne, Mali, Sunday, May 12, 2024. The building has been on UNESCO s World Heritage in Danger list since 2016. AP

Malians take part in the annual replastering of the world s largest mud-brick building, the Great Mosque of Djenne, Mali, Sunday, May 12, 2024. The building has been on UNESCO s World Heritage in Danger list since 2016. AP

Malians take part in the annual replastering of the world s largest mud-brick building, the Great Mosque of Djenne, Mali, Sunday, May 12, 2024. The building has been on UNESCO s World Heritage in Danger list since 2016. AP