Masjid al-Mar'a
Cairo, Egypt
The Mosque of al-Mar'a, or "Mosque of the Women," is also known by the name of Fatima Shaqra on the unfounded belief that it was built by the daughter of a Mamluk amir. The only remaining Mamluk elements of the mosque that survive are the portal and the mihrab. The rest of the mosque, including the minaret, which has been heavily scaffolded since the 1992 earthquake, are Ottoman additions.

Seton-Williams, M. J., and Peter Stocks. Egypt, 276. London: A & C Black, 1988.

Warner, Nicholas. The monuments of historic Cairo: a map and descriptive catalogue, 122. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2005.

Williams, Caroline. Islamic monuments in Cairo : the practical guide, 158. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2008.
Location
Shari' Tahta al-Rub', Cairo, Egypt
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Associated Names
Events
1468/873 AH
Style Periods
1250-1517
Variant Names
Masjid al-Mar'a
al-Mar'a Mosque
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Masjid Fatima al-Shaqra
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Fatima al-Shaqra Mosque
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Mosque of al-Mara
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Building Usages
mosque
religious