The sadrvan or fountain, used to wash before entering the mosque, with a stone basin under a carved wooden canopy, in the courtyard of the Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque, built 1530-32, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The complex includes a maktab and madrasa (Islamic primary and secondary schools), a bezistan (vaulted marketplace)and a hammam. The mosque was renovated after damage during the 1992 Siege of Sarajevo during the Yugoslav War. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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The sadrvan or fountain, used to wash before entering the mosque, with a stone basin under a carved wooden canopy, in the courtyard of the Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque, built 1530-32, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The complex includes a maktab and madrasa (Islamic primary and secondary schools), a bezistan (vaulted marketplace)and a hammam. The mosque was renovated after damage during the 1992 Siege of Sarajevo during the Yugoslav War. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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