Photographer's Note

Outside Al Hussein mosque, in the district known as "Islamic Cairo," as the faithful gather in the evening, a man sells drinks, a boy sells bread, and a woman watches over one of them (or maybe over both.)

Islamic Cairo is named for the Islamic period, when it was the heart of the city--roughly the same as medieval times in Europe. Al Hussein Mosque was built in 1154.

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Additional Photos by Ken Alexander (kensimage) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1087 W: 39 N: 1167] (8563)
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