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Ibn Tulun Mosque
Please note that the mosque served in the mid 19th century as a poor house under the rule of Said Pasha and Khedive Ismail. For further reading about this institution refer to: Ener, Mine. Managing Egypt's Poor and the Politics of Benevolence, 1800-1952. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003.