Masjid al-Amir 'Uthman Katkhuda
Cairo, Egypt
The mosque of Amir 'Uthman Katkhuda was built as part of a large complex in 1734. The exterior of the mosque has an unmistakably Mamluk character, but Ottoman influence manifests itself in the shape of the minaret, the tiles adorning the lintel of the entrance, and the centering of the portal on the front facade. The archaic hypostyle layout is unique among the mosques of this period.

Sources:

Behrens-Abouseif, Doris. Azbakiyya and Its Environs: From Azbak to Isma'il 1476-1879. Cairo: Institut français d'archéologie orientale, 1985.

Behrens-Abouseif, Doris. Islamic Architecture in Cairo. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1989.

Jarrar, Sabri, András Riedlmayer, and Jeffrey B. Spurr. Resources for the Study of Islamic Architecture. Cambridge, MA: Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture, 1994. http://archnet.org/library/documents/one-document.jsp?document_id=6053.

Raymond, André. The Great Arab Cities in the 16th-18th Centuries: An Introduction. New York: New York University Press, 1984.
Location
near Birkat al-Azbakiyya, Cairo, Egypt
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Associated Names
Events
1734/1146-1147 AH
Style Periods
Ottoman
1299-1922
Mamluk
1250-1517
Variant Names
Masjid al-Amir 'Uthman Katkhuda
Mosque of Amir 'Uthman Katkhuda
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Masjid 'Uthman Katkhuda
Variant
Amir 'Uthman Katkhuda Mosque
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Building Usages
mosque
religious