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Aleppo: A project for the protection of the Meqam (mausoleum) of Zekerya. Meqam Bab al-Wali and the Sundial of the Great Umayyad Mosque

The Department of Archaeology of the free Governorate of Aleppo constructed in front of each Meqam a 40 cm thick wall to protect the Meqam of Zekerya and Bab al-Wali, at the Great Umayyad Mosque, from bullets and bomb fragments. They also protected the Sundial with sand bags and surrounded ...

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Aleppo: Reports on the damage to the Great Umayyad Mosque and the al-Wakfya Library

Dismantling and safeguarding of the platform of the Great Umayyad Mosque 13.05.2013 The civil society has rescue the wooden platform built in 564 H. / 1168 AD. This minbar has been dismantled, packed up and brought to a safe place far from the combat zone. We are grateful to the ...

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