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Detail of a cursive Kufic koranic inscription in carved stucco with zellige tiles below, in the central courtyard of the Al-Attarine Madrasa, a religious school built 1323-25 by the Marinid Sultan Uthman II Abu Said, who ruled 1310-31, in the medina of Fes, Fes-Boulemane, Northern Morocco. This courtyard has a central marble fountain, a zellige tiled floor and lower walls and intricate carved stucco and wooden walls with horseshoe arches and pillars. Cursive Kufic script is included in the...
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