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Detail of wood carving, central patio, Sahrij Medersa (Medersa des Andalous), 1321, Morocco, pictured on February 21, 2009 in the morning. The Sahrij Medersa takes its name from the pool in its courtyard, (sahrij means basin). Green and white minarets crown the theological school founded by Merinid sultan Abou al-Hassan and attached to the Al-Andalous mosque. It is decorated with ornate dark cedar panels (mashrabiya), decorated tiles (zellij), marble pavings and intricate plasterwork. Fez,...
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