Earth's Sacred Wonders

The Great Mosque is Replastered

Clip: Episode 2 | 2m 58s Video has closed captioning.

It's the day of the replastering of the Great Mosque of Djenne in Mali. The rivalry to replaster the central minaret is so fierce, the day begins with a race between the masons to reach the top first. As dawn breaks, the masons get to work. But now they have the rest of the mosque to replaster and they must complete the job before the mud dries out.

Aired: 04/01/20

Rating: TV-G

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