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Saudi Arabia Releases Never-Before-Seen Images of Hajr-e-Aswad

RIYADH: Saudi Arabian authorities released new pictures that offer a never-before-seen close up view of Hajr-e-Aswad, the Black Stone, in the Kaaba in Mecca, AlArabiya News reported.

The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques captured the details on the Black Stone with a new technique that uses stacked panoramic focus.

The stone was photographed for a total of seven hours to produce a single image with the highest resolution, according to authorities.

The images are up to 49,000 megapixels and took 50 hours to develop.