The monastery of St. Matthew is located atop Mount Alfaf in Kurdistan, northern Iraq. Built in 363 AD it is believed to be one of the oldest Christian monasteries in existence. Unsurprisingly, it has been attacked and looted numerous times over the past 1000 years.
Toni Morrison, THE BLUEST EYE
(H/T The Anti-Intellect Blog)
Ozu Interior #71
Tokyo Story - Yasujirô Ozu - 1953