Today’s highlight from the Permanent Collection

Maqam of Nabi Musa
The dome was erected on the tomb and the mosque was built in AH 668 / AD 1269. The building was extended in AH 885 / AD 1480, and the minaret was built some time after AH 880 / AD 1475–6. The complex was restored several times subsequently, in AH 1013 / AD 1604; AH 1150/ AD 1737; AH 1175 / AD 1761; AH 1235 / AD 1819; AH 1303 / AD 1885, The maqam dates to the Mamluk period but the building was extended and restored during the Ottoman period

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