Two glass lamps for Ṭuquztamur

Conserved at the British Museum, London.

Several emblems dividing the neck inscription and at the bottom of the body.

Body inscription:

ممّا عمل برسم المقرّ العالي المولوي الأميري السيفي طقزدمر أمير مجلس الملكي الناصري

This is one of the objects made for His High Excellency, our Lord, the Amir Sayf al-Dīn Ṭuquztamur, amīr majlis of al-Malik al-Nāṣir.

The inscriptions are identical on both lamps, except the words His High Excellency, omitted on one of them.

Possible dating: before 746/1345

Dimensions: H. 33 cm

Close-up of the emblem:

To Ṭuquztamur’s page

Cite this blog post
Simon Rousselot (2020, March 3). Two glass lamps for Ṭuquztamur. Mamluk Emblems Online Corpus. Retrieved May 21, 2024, from

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