During an inspection of the Khonda Aslabay mosque in Fayoum on Sunday, an antiquities ministry security guard realised that three bronze decorations from the main door were missing.
Gamal Mustafa, head of the Islamic, Coptic and Jewish antiquities department at the ministry, said that the guards immediately informed the inspectors in charge, who reported the incident to the Tourism and Antiquities Police.
The mosque is under the supervision of the Ministry of Endowments, and it was put on Egypt’s Heritage List for Islamic Monuments in 1951.
It is closed to worshippers and visitors due to its poor conservation and architectural condition.
the door after the robbery of its decoration