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  6. single built works (built environment)
  7. [single built works by specific type]
  8. [single built works by function]
  9. institutional buildings
  10. academic buildings
  11. schools (buildings)
  12. [school buildings by level of education]
  13. elementary schools (buildings)
  14. kuttābs
Scope note
Islamic elementary school buildings primarily used for teaching children in reading, writing, grammar, and Islamic studies, such as memorizing and reciting the Qur'an. These were historically built as part of religious and charitable complexes sponsored by rulers or local elites.
Accepted term: 13-May-2024