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Beit el-Suhaymi | by upyernoz
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Beit el-Suhaymi

the interior courtyard of beit el-suhaymi, a well-preserved 19th century house in islamic cairo.

 

in the front center is the mashrabiyya, a wooden lattice windows that allowed the women to watch visitors come and go without being seen.

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Uploaded on November 18, 2007