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  • 1. MINARETAL-AZHAR MOSQUE,CAIRO, EGYPT

2. 3 TYPES OF MINARET AL-AZHAR MOSQUE,CAIRO, EGYPTMINARET OF AQBAGHAWIYYAMINARET OF QAYTBAYMINARET OF AL-GHURI 3. MINARET OF QAYTBAYAL-AZHAR MOSQUE,CAIRO, EGYPT- HAS THREE BALCONIES, SUPPORTED BY MUQARNAS- THE MINARET IS BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN BUILT IN THE AREA OF ANEARLIER, FATIMID-ERA BRICK MINARET THAT HAD ITSELF BEEN REBUILTSEVERAL TIMES.- UNDER THE DIRECTION OF SADR AL-DIN AL-ADHRAI AL-DIMASHQI AL-HANAFI, THE QADI AL-QUDAT (CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE HIGHEST COURT)DURING THE RULE OF SULTAN BAIBARS.- REBUILT, BARQUQ IN 1397, THE MINARET BEGAN TO LEAN AT ADANGEROUS ANGLE- REBUILT IN 1414 BY TAJ AL-DIN AL-SHAWBAKI, THE WAL ANDMUHTASIB OF CAIRO, AND AGAIN IN 1432.- THE QAYTBAY MINARET WAS BUILT IN ITS PLACE AS PART OF ARECONSTRUCTION OF THE ENTRANCE TO THE MOSQUE. 4. MINARET OF AL-GHURI AL-AZHAR MOSQUE,CAIRO, EGYPT- THE DOUBLE FINIAL MINARET WAS BUILT IN 1509 BY QANSAH AL-GHURI.- FIRST SHAFT IS OCTAGONAL, AND FOUR SIDES HAVE A DECORATIVE KEELARCH, SEPARATED FROM THE ADJACENT SIDES WITH TWO COLUMNS.- SECOND SHAFT, SEPARATED FROM THE FIRST BY A FRETTED BALCONIESSUPPORTED BY MUQARNAS, IS ALSO OCTAGONAL AND DECORATEDWITH BLUE FAIENCE. A BALCONY SEPARATES THE THIRD LEVEL FROM THESECOND SHAFT.- THIRD LEVEL IS MADE UP OF TWO RECTANGULAR SHAFTS WITHHORSESHOE ARCHES ON EACH SIDE OF BOTH SHAFTS. ATOP EACH OFTHESE TWO SHAFTS RESTS A FINIAL, WITH A BALCONY SEPARATING THEFINIALS FROM THE SHAFTS. 5. MINARET OF AQBAGHAWIYYA AL-AZHAR MOSQUE,CAIRO, EGYPT - MINARET ABOVE THE MADRASSA AQBAGHAWIYYA. ORIGINALLY BUILT DURING MAMLUK RULE AS PART OF A STAND-ALONE MOSQUE, THE MINARET WAS REMODELED BY KATKHUDA DURING THE OTTOMAN PERIOD. 6. KATHKUDAAL-AZHAR MOSQUE,CAIRO, EGYPT