Chellah

medieval fortified necropolis located in the metro area of Rabat

The Chellah or Shalla (Berber languages: Sla or Calla; Arabic: شالة),[1][2] is a medieval Muslim necropolis and ancient archeological site in Rabat, Morocco. It is located on the left side of the Bou Regreg estuary. The site is a tourist attraction and is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2012.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. Sheila Blair; Jonathan M. Bloom (1995). The Art and Architecture of Islam 1250–1800. Yale University Press. p. 123. ISBN 978-0-300-06465-0.
  2. Islam art et géométrie. BASTIEN. p. 136. GGKEY:7T9G0W44YER.