44. Painting stolen from mosque in Darb Ahmar

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44. Painting stolen from mosque in Darb Ahmar

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Year: 
2011
Week: 
37
Article number: 
44
Date of source: 
September 13, 2011
Author: 
'Ala al-Din Thahir
Reviewer: 
Eleanor Swingewood
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The article contains no obvious errors...
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A painting, depicting the Prophet Muhammad, was stolen from a mosque in Darb Ahmar from the mihrab. The theft has adversely affected the value of the ancient mosque, which has been around since Ottoman times. This incident is not the first in this area of Cairo.

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