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Restoration and development of Shikho ElBahri mosque - Egypt

Monuments Restoration   ::  Completed Projects   ::  2006  ::  

Client: Ministry of Antiquities
Description: Archeological buildings
The mosque is located in Al-Saliba Street (Al-Sayeda Zainab neighborhood), which is one of the streets that are rich in Islamic antiquities. It was built in AH 750 / AD 1349 and faces the building of the Khanaqah, which is also attributed to Prince Shekhu and was built in AH 756 / AD 1355. It was built by Prince Sheikho Al-Omari, one of the princes of Sultan Al-Nasir Muhammad bin Qalawun. He graduated in positions until he assumed command of the army, and became a great emir during the reign of Sultan Al-Nasir Hassan bin Al-Nasir Muhammad. The horizontal plan of the mosque consists of a rectangular courtyard surrounded by four iwans. The qibla iwan consists of two porticos, opposite to it another similar iwan. As for the two side iwans, they are small, and the frontage of each of them includes two arches.
Working date: 2002 -2006

Monuments Restoration