274 Route 3. CAIRO. Muristan Kalaun.
these officials there were a number of others, whose duty it was to collect
the various revenues set apart for the support of the institution. In the
tomb-mosque the Koran and the religious traditions connected with it
were publicly taught, the teachers and the pupils both being supported
by government. A large adjacent apartment contained the library, which
was well stocked with exegetical treatises on the Koran, books of tradi¬
tions, grammars, and medical, theological, legal, and literary works, and
was kept in good order by a librarian and five assistants. The school-
The other numbers in the Plan are intended to convey an idea of the
former arrangements of the hospital, but some of the rooms are in a
dilapidated condition, while others are now used for various other
purposes. No. 2. Closed entrance to the JIausoleum; 3. Entrance to No. 11.
formerly part of the mosque; 9. Blinaret; 10. Basin; 12. Room for prayer;
13. Blagazines ; 14. Surgical room ; 15. Rooms of the physicians ; 16-19. Rooms
for patients; 20. Attendants' room; 21. Court; 22. Shekh; 23. Magazine;
24. Dead-house; 25. Kitchen; 26, 27. Cells for the insane.