Main courtyard of Ben Youssef Madrasa, Medina, Marrakech, Morocco. The courtyard has a central pool for ablutions and its walls are intricately decorated with carved stucco and zellige tilework. The Madrasa is an Islamic theological college founded in the 14th century and rebuilt by the Saadians in the 1560s. It is named after the Almoravid Sultan Ali ibn Yusuf, who reigned 1106-42. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Main courtyard of Ben Youssef Madrasa, Medina, Marrakech, Morocco. The courtyard has a central pool for ablutions and its walls are intricately decorated with carved stucco and zellige tilework. The Madrasa is an Islamic theological college founded in the 14th century and rebuilt by the Saadians in the 1560s. It is named after the Almoravid Sultan Ali ibn Yusuf, who reigned 1106-42. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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