Designed to maximize its prominence

designed to maximize its prominence

The front vestibule, just like the only at Sultan Hassan’s madrasa, is crowned with the aid of using a lantern shape above and greater muqarnas vaults. From here, a passage results in the significant square courtyard (a sahn) flanked with the aid of using 4 iwans (vaulted rooms open on one side), which became function of enormous madrasas of the period. The partitions are enlivened with the aid of using alternating coloured stone (called ablaq). The sabil (a fountain or pavilion for water) withinside the center of the courtyard is a latest addition with the aid of using the past due 19th-century “Comité” overseeing its restoration, aleven though a few form of fountain became nonetheless there originally Mosque-Madrasa of Sultan Barquq designed to maximize its prominence


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Mosque-Madrasa of Sultan Barquq


Mosque-Madrasa of Sultan Barquq


Mosque-Madrasa of Sultan Barquq
Here the splendor and beauty of Islamic architecture and the precision of the craftsman are evident. Had it not been for the craftsmen who built all these works of art who learned art and mixed it with ordinary building professions and perfected it, we would not have reached this rare work. They also spent all the time necessary to bring out the details with the same accuracy, splendor and creativity


Mosque-Madrasa of Sultan Barquq


Mosque-Madrasa of Sultan Barquq


Mosque-Madrasa of Sultan Barquq


Mosque-Madrasa of Sultan Barquq


Designed to maximize its prominence-Mosque-Madrasa of Sultan Barquq


Mosque-Madrasa of Sultan Barquq
Designed to maximize its prominence


Mosque-Madrasa of Sultan Barquq


Designed to maximize its prominence-Designed to maximize its prominence-Mosque-Madrasa of Sultan Barquq


Designed to maximize its prominence-Mosque-Madrasa of Sultan Barquq


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Islamic – Egypt images – Islamic antiquities – Islamic buildings


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City: Cairo
Region: EL-Gamaleyael
Place: Al Moez Ldin Allah Al Fatmi street – Mosque-Madrasa of Sultan Barquq
Date: 24/4/2022
Location: see on map


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