The Mameluke Minarets sculpture is made of copper over a steel frame. Egyptian artist Salah Abdulkarim was inspired by his own country’s Mameluke period designs in mosque architecture. This sculpture occupies a prominent position in A-Bayah Square in Jeddah. Abdulkarim was commissioned to produce many works of art and the beauty of this piece is a fitting tribute to Islamic art.
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, is KSA's 2nd largest city and is located on its west coast, right on the Red Sea. I moved here in 2007 with my Saudi hubby and teenage son. This journal reflects the things that I see here, life through my eyes, my lens.
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