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Sultan Qa’itbay Drinking Trough for Animals

The Trough is located on Al-Azhari lane behind the most famous fatimid mosque of Al – Azhar.

The trough was founded in 882 A.H./1477 A.D. by As Sultan Al-Malik Al-Ashraf Abul-Nasr Qa’itbay.

The building consists of a rectangular compartment about 8.75 X 5.35 m. and a height of 7.45 m., a small attached square space of 0.8 X 0.8 m and 1.2 m higher than the major space and beneath this space lies the cistern

Sultan Qa’itbay Drinking Trough
Sultan Qa’itbay Drinking Trough
Sultan Qa’itbay Drinking Trough
Sultan Qa’itbay Drinking Trough
Sultan Qa’itbay Drinking Trough
Sultan Qa’itbay Drinking Trough
Sultan Qa’itbay Drinking Trough
Sultan Qa’itbay Drinking Trough

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