Abu Al-Haggag's mosque was built on a small square area and has a small dome. It was built in the northeast area of the Luxor Temple and probably dates back to the middle of the Fatimid era. However, changes were made to the mosque in the Ayyubid era.
Abydos is the Greek name of the ancient Egyptian town called Abdju. It was the capital of the eighth nome of Upper Egypt and the main cult center of Osiris. Within the region, there are many archaeological sites.
A small Acroterium base ends with an open-mouthed lion head. The lion has hollow eyes and a long mane. It is possible that this acroterium was the base of a statue. The "acroterium" means a small base for a statue or other ornament.
This oratory is located at the beginning of Al-Sayeda Aisha Street from Al-Qala'a Square, in the direction of Al-Khalifa Police Station, which was known in earlier times as the Sultanate Square in Romaila. Deceased persons were carried to establishments like this one to be washed according to Islamic custom and to be prepared for burial. They could then receive the funerary prayers. The oratory is an indication of the harmony of this aspect of Islamic society in Egypt.
This school is presently located in a place that had been called Haret Al-Mansureyya (Mansureyya Lane) in the Fatimid period. Today, archeologists call it "The Kurdi Mosque." It specialized in the study of the Hanifi doctrine, and theology. The present area of the school is an irregular rectangle, and the design is that of the usual iwans. The minaret is characterized by being of baked brick covered with a layer of stucco; the rest of the construction is of stone.
Alexandria was founded in 331 BC by Alexander the Great. The planning of the city was entrusted to the Greek architect Dinocrates. The city of Alexandria is famous for its ancient library; the Museion, or museum; the Serapeum, or temple; Pompey's Pillar and the catacombs.
Amenhotep, Son of Hapu, started his official life as a scribe in the court of Amenhotep the Third at Thebes. Later on, he succeeded to a higher rank and became the chief of the public works. Amenhotep, Son of Hapu was favored by the King. During the Ptolemaic period, he was venerated as a god of science and healing.
This society, or study center, for Sufis is situated in al-Qadiriyyah Street, which leads to the tomb of Al-Imam Al-Shafii. It is considered to be a rare monument, as it represents a type of religious establishment about which we have very little information.