Mosque of Sheikh ‘Alī al-Bakkā’ (Hebron)

Located above the entrance portal of the Mosque of Sheikh ‘Alī al-Bakkā’, Hebron.

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Two emblems above the entrance portal framing the inscription:

امر بإنشاء هذه المأذنة المباركة المقرّ العالى السيفي سيف الدين سلار ابن عبد الله الناصري نائب السلطنة المعظّمة وكفيل الممالك الشريفة بالديار المصريّة والشأميّة … كتب بتأريخ مستهلّ رمضان المعظّم سنة اثنى وسبعمائة هجريّة

… Ordered to construct this blessed minaret His High Excellency Sayf al-dīn Salār b. ‘Abdallāh al-Nāṣirī, Viceroy and Governor-General of the noble provinces of Egypt and Syria… Written the 1st Ramaḍān 702 (19th April 1302)

Possible dating: 702/1302

Close-up of the emblem:

To Salār’s page

Cite this blog post
Simon Rousselot (2021, June 23). Mosque of Sheikh ‘Alī al-Bakkā’ (Hebron). Mamluk Emblems Online Corpus. Retrieved June 15, 2024, from

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