Cistern
El Jadida, Morocco

Measuring 1225 m2 this underground chamber was probably a storage facility for arms before being converted to a cistern. Composed of six naves six naves with a vaulted ceiling resting on five rows of stone pillars. An oculus in the center allows sunlight to enter. 

Location
El Jadida, Morocco
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Associated Names
Part of Site
Events
early 16th c/10 c. AH
Style Periods
Dimensions
34 x 34 m
Variant Names
Cistern
Cisterna
Citerne
Building Usages
cistern
waterworks
Materials/Techniques
brick