Bāb Anṭākiyya 2 (Aleppo)

Bāb Anṭākiyya, Aleppo. This is the same monument as the one of emir Duqmāq.

Photographs from monummamluk-syrie.org

Above the entrance gate, underneath the arch, two emblems framing an inscription:

جدّد هذا الباب المبارك في أيّام مولانا السلطان الملك الظاهر أبى سعيد برقوق خلّد الله ملكه بنظر مولانا المقرّ الأشرف السيفي كمشبغا الظاهري كافل المملكة الحلبيّة المحروسة وتولّى عمارته أقلّ عباد الله تعالى […] قاضي المسلمين بحلب بإشارة الجناب العالي الشهابي أحمد بن سلار وذلك في شهر رمضان المعظّم سنة اثنين وتسعين وسبعمائة

… This blessed gate was renewed in the days of our Lord the Sultan al-Malik al-Ẓāhir Abū Sa’īd Barqūq, may God make his reign eternal, under the supervision of our Lord, His Most Noble Excellency, Kumushbughā al-Ẓāhirī, Viceroy of the protected province of Aleppo. The work was carried out by the poorest of God’s servants… qāḍī of the Muslims of Aleppo, under the supervision of His High Excellency (janāb), Shihāb al-dīn Aḥmad b. Salār. This (was done) in the month Ramaḍān, the August, of the year 792 (began 13th August 1390).

Possible dating: 792/1390

Close-up of the emblem:

To Kumushbughā’s page


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