Notes on the Geography of Egypt: Historic Cairo 1: Photo 7
(No. 352) Before we go through the gate, whose curves you can see on the right, let's back up for a moment. The wall is the wall of 1087, made of stone-faced rubble. Behind it, the massive square tower with a minaret is part of the Mosque of al-Hakim, which was outside the city as originally walled.
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