NOT FOR WEB - Mosque of Ibn Tulun, Cairo: plan of the mida'a

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RIBApix ref no RIBA97243
Artist/PhotographerCreswell, Sir Keppel Archibald Cameron (1879-1974)
CountryEgypt
CityCairo
Subject Date1296
Image Date1925
ViewPlan
StyleIslamic
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceLarge SR 72.033.3(62)//CRE
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: Sir Keppel Archibald Cameron Creswell. The Muslim architecture of Egypt (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959), vol. 2, page 224, figure 130 NOTES: The Mosque of Ibn Tulun dates from 884. During Sultan Lajin’s restoration of 1296 this building, a fountain for ablutions, was added.

Subject tags

mosques, fountains