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Minbar Sultan el-Nasir Muhammad formerly in the Umayyad Mosque, Aleppo; now missing.

"The Missing Minbar of Aleppo"2006

The carved wood and inlay minbar, or pulpit,
of the Mamluk Sultan al-Nasir Muhammad,
the 9th Mamluk Sultan from Cairo. This
800-year-old minbar was located in the
Umayyad Mosque of Aleppo, prior to its
damage and disappearance in May 2013.

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