Mausoleum of Azrumuk (Cairo)

Located in the Northern Cemetery, Cairo.

Photographs taken by Simon Rousselot on November 2019

Several emiral and sultanian emblems dividing the inscription at the base of the dome. Several sultana emblems on the four walls of the mausoleum. Here are displayed the emblems of emir Azrumuk and sultan Qānṣūh al-Ghawrī.

Epigraphic emblems on the dome:

قانصوه السلطان الملك الاشرف عز نصره

Qānṣūh (u) the sultan al-Malik al-Ashraf (c) may his victory be glorified (l)

Possible dating: between 906/1501 and 922/1516

Close-ups of the emblems:

For more details about the epigraphic emblem:

To Azrumuk’s page

To sultan Qānṣūh al-Ghawrī’s page

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