MAMLUK SULTANATE, 1250-1517
Moussa, Mohammed. Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan. September 13, 2014.
Photograph. Accessed February 22, 2021. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mosque-Madrassa_of_Sultan_Hassan_3.jpg.
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