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Architecture for the Dead: Cairo's Medieval Necropolis

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The great medieval necropolis of Cairo, comprising two main areas together stretching twelve kilometers north to south, constitutes a major feature of the city's urban landscape. With monumental and smaller-scale mausolea dating from all eras since early medieval times, and boasting some of the finest examples of Mamluk architecture not just in the city but in the region, ...more
Hardcover, 302 pages
Published September 7th 2007 by American University in Cairo Press
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GALILA EL KADI is an architect and head of research at the Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD) in Paris.
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