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The dikka in the Mosque of Sultan Hasan in Cairo

Dikka (from Arabic: دكةdikka) is a term in Islamic architecture for a tribune raised upon columns from which the Quran is recited and prayers are intoned by the imam of a mosque.[1]


  1. ^  One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Dikka". Encyclopædia Britannica. 8 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 270.