Chandelier for sultan Qānṣūh al-Ghawrī (Cairo)

Conserved at the Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo.

Several epigraphic emblems of sultan Qānṣūh al-Ghawrī all around the chandelier.

Possible dating: between 906/1501 and 922/1516

Close-up (poor quality) of the emblem:


To sultan Qānṣūh al-Ghawrī’s page

Cite this blog post
Simon Rousselot (2020, February 28). Chandelier for sultan Qānṣūh al-Ghawrī (Cairo). Mamluk Emblems Online Corpus. Retrieved May 21, 2024, from

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