Southern Cemetery
Cairo, Egypt
The Southern Cemetery is located south of the Citadel near the Muqattam Hills. It is the site for various sites of Fatimid patronage in the form of mausolea like that of the 'Alid Saints and the Qubba al-Sultaniyya of the 1360s.

Source:

Jarrar, Sabri, András Riedlmayer, and Jeffrey B. Spurr. 1994. Resources for the Study of Islamic Architecture. Cambridge, MA: Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture. http://archnet.org/library/documents/one-document.jsp?document_id=6053.
Location
Cairo, Egypt
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Style Periods
Fatimid
909-1171
Ayyubid
1169-1260
Mamluk
1250-1517
Variant Names
Southern Cemetery
Building Usages
cemetery
funerary