B01.090 Gate of the Chain Fountain


090- A view of the Sabil Bab al-Silsila, near the Bab al-Silsila gate. It was among the many sabils (water fountain) commissioned by the Sultan Sulayman in the 16th century, and is dated 1537 AD. It consists of a recessed niche framed by a pointed arch. Just inside it is another arch made of a zig-zag pattern. The arches frame within them a rosette, below which is an inscription in Arabic.https://digital.kenyon.edu/baly/1089/thumbnail.jp

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