Gaza rooftops

Gaza rooftops

Sumud - Steadfastness (1948 onwards)

Design: Adham Jaber [Hirbiya], Gaza
Embroidery: Hekmat Ashour [Gaza], Gaza
Size: 59 x 106 cm

This panel features products of Gaza – oranges, dates, fish and earthenware pots – and the 12th century Sayed al-Hashim Mosque (Masjid as-Sayed Hashim). It is one of the largest and oldest mosques in Gaza, located in the ad-Darraj Quarter of the Old City, off al-Wehda Street.

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