Sabil wa Hawd 'Abd al-Rahman Katkhuda
Cairo, Egypt
The double arched facade of the hawd is all that remains of this fountain and watering trough built by al-Rahman in the 18th century. The hawd today is occupied by workshops and living units. The two large arches of the facade are supported by a central granite column, and the openings have been closed up. Two brick domes have collapsed and the roof is a temporary wooden structure. Two rear arches and a granite column in the rear, mirroring the facade, are intact.

Sources:

Warner, Nicholas. The monuments of historic Cairo: a map and descriptive catalogue, 135. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2005.

Williams, Caroline. Islamic monuments in Cairo : the practical guide, 78. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2008.
Location
Shari' Bab al-Wada, Cairo, Egypt
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Events
before 1750/1164 AH
Style Periods
1299-1922
Variant Names
Sabil wa Hawd 'Abd al-Rahman Katkhuda
Sabil and Hawd of 'Abd al-Rahman Katkhuda
Variant
Sabil and Hod of 'Abd al-Rahman Katkhuda
Variant
Fountain and Water Trough of 'Abd al-Rahman Katkhuda
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