Notes on the Geography of Egypt: Historic Cairo 3: Photo 46
(No. 248) The view is toward the citadel; the minaret in the foreground belongs to the Mosque of Khayrbak, built in 1502 by a mamluk of Qaytbay who betrayed Sultan al-Ghuri to the Ottomans and was rewarded by being appointed the first Ottoman governor.
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