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"The prayer hall is entered from the courtyard, as well as from two sheltered doorways from the side. The sanctuary is a hypostyle hall, with arcades emphasized in a T formation characteristic of the region (the "T" is formed by the qibla wall and the longitudinal axis). It is seventeen bays wide and seven bays deep. The roof is flat, with the exception of two domes, one above the mihrab (dating from 836) and one above the entry bay of the portico (reconstructed in the nineteenth century after its 856 form)." (Source: "Jami' Uqba Ibn Nafi'." Archnet. Accessed January 22, 2018. https://archnet.org/sites/3763.)

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Kairouan, Tunisia

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