The domed tombs of Eastern Sudan
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The domed tombs of Eastern Sudan their functional, cultural and psychological values by Ṣalāḥ ʻUmar Ṣādiq

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Published by Dār ʻAzzah lil-Nashr in al-Kharṭūm .
Written in English


  • Tombs -- Sudan,
  • Islamic antiquities -- Sudan,
  • Islam -- Sudan -- History

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Edition Notes

Statementby Salah Omer AS-Sadig.
LC ClassificationsDT154.8 .S24 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 164 p. :
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24056805M
LC Control Number2006322559

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SUDAN N0TE9 AND RECORDS, collecting in a book of classes the mass of floating stories about the scholars and saints, who exercised such a remarkable influence on the thoughts and acts of his countrymen, and whose domed tombs form such a conspicuous feature of the landscape. His pious and conscientious labours resulted in the.   Sudan & Nubia Beyond them on the higher ground was a huge cemetery which extends from north to south for about 2km. It is dotted with three white-washed, high-domed tombs and tens of . domed qubbas are of the Sherifi family from Labab Island, the grandfathers of el-Mahdi. The eastern qubba is that of Hajj Sheriff and some of his sons. The western is of his son Hajj, and some of his sons, the northern one is of Satti Abdelgadir (Hajj Sheriff’s son) and his sons, Satti and Mo-hammed wad Shamt. The two white-washed roofless burial. The Islamic Domed Tombs of Central Sudan, unpublished MA disseratation, American University in Cairo "The Archaeology of the Early Islamic Period in the republic of the Sudan", Sudan Author: David N. Edwards.

Domed structures, commonly called “bee hive tombs” have been found in many places around the world. The most impressive one is perhaps that seen above, called the tomb or treasury of Atreus in Mycenae Greece. Said to have been the burial place of the king named Atreus, or his son Agamemnon, and made in .   The old cemetery lies to the north of the town, and comprises three conical qubbas (domed tombs) of stone and mud, and remains of rectangular structures which might had been small mosques, as there are small mihrab niches indicating the ion. These were built of . Landscape Archaeology of Nubia and Central Sudan. The domed tombs of the eastern Sudan. The book considers the obstacles to the establishment of an effective Arab Gulf lobby in the US in Author: Krzysztof Grzymski. The Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem, the earliest surviving Islamic building, was completed in by Umayyad caliph Abd Al-Malik. Its design was that of a ciborium, or reliquary, such as those common to Byzantine martyria and the major Christian churches of the city. The rotunda of the nearby Church of the Holy Sepulchre, in particular, has a similar design and almost the same dimensions.

  Beehive tombs in Oman. In Sudan there are 17th century bee hive like structures called Qubbas, or Koubbas, made of mud brick. Many beehive-like stone structures were also once present in the eastern United States, presumably made by Native Americans. Since the first Muslim hagiographies were written during the period when the Islamic mystical trend of Sufism began its rapid expansion, many of the figures who later came to be regarded as the major saints in orthodox Sunni Islam were the early Sufi mystics, like Hasan of Basra (d. ), Farqad Sabakhi (d. ), Dawud Tai (d. –), Rabia of Basra (d. ), Maruf Karkhi (d. ), and. Chapter Islam and Art Fig. This city mural depicts Bamba (in white, posed like the only photograph of him that survives), as well as other Mouride Sufi leaders–Ibrahima Fall (right, blue), and El Hadj Malick Sy (left). as well as the Kaaba at Mecca Goree Island’s House of Slaves. On this extraordinary adventure through rarely visited Sudan, journey across breathtaking deserts, ancient pyramids, and buzzing markets. Cruise up the mighty Nile to discover stunning archaeological wonders, meet Nubian people and sleep in a traditional home amidst sand dunes and palm trees. Head to the Egyptian-style Soleb temple, considered the most beautiful in Sudan, and marvel at the.