Glass globe for Ṣirghitmish

Conserved in the 1930’s at the National Museum of Arab Art, Cairo.

Scan from Saracenic Heraldry

Two emblems dividing the inscription:

المقرّ الكريم العالي المولوي المالكي المخدومي السيفي صرغتمش

His Honorable and High Excellency, our Lord, the Royal, the Well-Served Sayf al-dīn Ṣirghitmish

Possible dating: 757/1356 (when his madrasa was built)

To Ṣirghitmish’s page

Cite this blog post
Simon Rousselot (2020, April 5). Glass globe for Ṣirghitmish. Mamluk Emblems Online Corpus. Retrieved May 21, 2024, from

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