Mausuleum Qubba Affendina looted

2 Historic ceremonial embroidered pieces of cloth stolen

Published on 15 March 2012

Author(s): xa.yimg.com

Type:  News

In the mausoleum there were two historic and extremely valuable Qiswas, or ceremonial embroidered pieces of cloth, that traditionally were offered by Egyptian rules for covering the holy Qaba in Mecca. These historic pieces, framed and covered with glass were located on both sides in the vestibule bay.

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