Lunch-box for Damurdāsh al-Ashrafī

Present location unknown.

Scan from Saracenic Heraldry

Eight emblems all around the object.

Body inscription:

ممّا عمل برسم الجناب العالي المولوي السيفي دمرداش الملكي الأشرفي امير دوادار المقام الشريف بحلب المحروسة عزّ أنصاره

This is one of the objects made for His High Excellency, our Lord, Sayf al-dīn Damurdāsh, (officer) of al-Malik al-Ashraf, Amīr Dawādār of His Majesty in Aleppo, the protected, may his victories be glorious.

Possible dating: m. 15th century

To Damurdāsh al-Ashrafī’s page

Cite this blog post
Simon Rousselot (2020, April 6). Lunch-box for Damurdāsh al-Ashrafī. Mamluk Emblems Online Corpus. Retrieved May 21, 2024, from

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