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look too modern. Only one corner has therefore been done just to show visitors what it was like originally. There is a door here of bronze inlaid with gold & silver. This is only a duplicate & cost  £14,000. The original was pinched by Napoleon. Half way up the wall outside is a cannon ball fired by Naps. soldiers. Several scars made by cannon ball can also be seen. In the other Mosque are buried two sisters & one brother of the present Sultan. One of these sisters occupies the finest tomb in Egypt. It is composed of Mahogany, Ivory, Ebony

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