Us at Ben Youssef Medersa, Marrakech


Like everything else, this nook in the former Koranic school of Ben Youssef was ornately decorated. Apparently, the teacher would stand in the doorway and address his remarks into the nook, which amplified his voice and projected it to the students sitting in the courtyard outside.

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