Mausoleum of Kujkun (Damascus)

Located in the 1930’s at the 55 Shari’ al-Sikkeh, Damascus.

Scan from Saracenic Heraldry

Two emblems framing the inscription on the facade:

بسمله … هذا ما أنشأه وأوقفه وحبسه على التربة المباركة المقرّ العالي المولوي  الأميري الكبيري المخدومي السيفي كجكن بن عبد الله الملكي الناصري

In the name of the most merciful God. This was founded and constituted as a waqf for the mausoleum by His High Excellency, our Lord, the Great Amir, the Well-Served, Sayf al-dīn Kujkun b. ‘Abdallāh, (officer) of al-Malik al-Nāṣir…

Possible dating: 722/1322

To Kujkun’s page


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