In the Ribat (defensive engineering structures) of Port Soussa one finds evidence showing the early use of ribbed valuting by Muslims. Such a technique was not used in Europe until the 11th century, some 200 years after their use in Soussa.
Ribat of Soussa, Muslim invention of rib vaulting?
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Figure 1: Professor Salim Al-Hassani, Professor Mohammed Abattouy and other award recpients at the Awards Event
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