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Cairo : Tombs of the Mamelukes [Graphic]
Good, Frank Mason
Tombs Of The Caliphs
Mosque Of Muhammad Ali Pasha (Cairo, Egypt)
Object Details:
1 photograph : albumen ; 20.5 x 15.5 cm ( 8.125 x 6.25 in).
Photographer's signature at lower right; attached description: "In front of the Mosque of Mohammed Ali are seen the Tombs of the Caliphs, so called. Really, they are mosques over the tombs of some of the Mameluke Kings. They lie east of the city, and vary in date through 200 years. The limestone is of different hues, and is sometimes embellished with red paint. The tombs are now falling into decay."
Domed mosque with tombs in the foreground; mosques also faintly visible at the far right in the background
CAJS Image Collection XAJ GOO 2266 XAJ34
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries