Simon Norfolk

Shah-do-Shamshira Mosque is known as the Mosque of the King with Two Swords. It was built in the 1920s on the order of King Amanullah’s mother on the site of one of Kabul’s first mosques named in honour of an early Muslim king who died fighting Hindu invaders.

2011

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Simon Norfolk born 1963
Medium
Photograph, digital C-print on paper
Dimensions
Image: 365 × 488 mm
support: 381 × 508 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by Simon Norfolk 2016
Reference
P20526

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