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Mosque of Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi

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Name:   Mosque of Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi

Place:   Alexandria, Egypt

View:  This photograph shows a view of the dome, enhanced with Arabesque patterning.  The supporting drum has windows and interlacing detail.

Date:  The Mosque was founded in 1307, with subsequent rebuildings, the latest being 1775, 1943.  Commissioned by Sultan Murad III

Architects:  Unknown

Style or Period:  Mamluk and Ayyubid style

Catalogue No.  ZE0861

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