Mausoleum and mosque of sultan Barsbāy (Cairo)

Located in the Northern Cemetery, Cairo.

Photographs taken by Simon Rousselot on November 2019

Two epigraphic emblems above the entrance gate:

برسباى السلطان الملك الاشرف عز نصره

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

Possible dating: 834/1431-835/1432

Close-up of the emblem:


For more details:

To sultan Barsbāy’s page

Cite this blog post
Simon Rousselot (2020, March 6). Mausoleum and mosque of sultan Barsbāy (Cairo). Mamluk Emblems Online Corpus. Retrieved May 21, 2024, from

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.