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mashhad al sayyeda ruqqua

  The masshad of sayyida ruqayya

It is the visual memorial. She was the daughter of ali, the fourth caliph, who married the prophet’s daughter.  
She wasn’t fatima’s daughter but born of another ali’s wife.
The mashhad in the zone of transition consists of a two squnich divided into keel-arch niches.
The octagonal transitional zone displays windows and squinches.
Each face of the octagonal above the transitional zone and windows with stucco-grills comprising geomrtric forms.
The tripartite portico has sanctuary comprised of a domed chamber.the resembles that of mashad of al-juyushi.

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