East door of the main mosque (Damascus)

Conserved in the 1930’s at the National Museum, Damascus.

Scan from Saracenic Heraldry

At least two emblems.


عمل هذا الباب المبارك في أيّام مولانا السلطان الملك المنصور عبد العزيز بااشارة المقرّ الأشرف العالي المولوي شيخ الخاصّكي عزّ نصره

This blessed door was made in the days of our Lord, the Sultan al-Malik al-Manṣūr ‘Abd al-‘Azīz, under the direction of His Most Noble and High Excellency, Shaykh al-Khāṣṣakī, may his victory be glorious.

Possible dating: between Rabī’ I and Jumādā II 808/September and November 1405 (during the reign of ‘Abd al-‘Azīz)

To sultan Shaykh’s page

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