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: https://islamicinscriptions.cultnat.org/InscriptionDetails?id=7053

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 https://doi.org/10.58079/rdjp

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