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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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for those who would dismember this treasure
and sell the pieces on the black market.

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“Islamic Architecture, Jerusalem”

Exhibit at the
Carl and Celia Berta Gellert Library
runs through 5 November, 2014.

Notre Dame de Namur University

Talk in Library: 6:00 - 6:15 p.m.,

Reception: 6:15p.m. onwards, in

Sr. Dorothy Stang Conf. Room,
Cunningham Memorial Chapel Annex

1500 Ralston Avenue
Belmont, CA 94002

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