Sword of sultan Baybars

Conserved at the Khalili Collections, London.

Two lions framing the inscription on the blade:

Glory to our Lord, the Sultan, the Prince, the Just, the Learned, the Defender of the Faith, the Warrior at the Frontiers, …, al-Ẓāhir Baybars, the equal Associate of the Commander of the Faithful, may God make his victories glorious!

Possible dating: between 658/1260 and 676/1277

Dimensions: L. 93 cm

Close-up of the lions (bad quality):

For more details: https://www.khalilicollections.org/collections/islamic-art/khalili-collection-islamic-art-sword-with-the-name-and-blazon-of-the-mamluk-sultan-baybars-mtw1491/

To sultan Baybars’ page

Cite this blog post
Simon Rousselot (2020, May 24). Sword of sultan Baybars. Mamluk Emblems Online Corpus. Retrieved May 21, 2024, from https://doi.org/10.58079/rdn9

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