Madrasa al-Būbakriyya (Cairo)

Located near the crossroad of Kobri al-Azhar and Port Saïd Street, Cairo.

Photographs taken by Simon Rousselot on November 2019

Mayer referred to this monument as a madrasa but today it is more known as a mosque.

Two emblems on the wood facade.

Possible dating: before 777/1375-76

Close-up of the emblem:

To Asanbughā’s page

Cite this blog post
Simon Rousselot (2020, March 6). Madrasa al-Būbakriyya (Cairo). Mamluk Emblems Online Corpus. Retrieved May 21, 2024, from

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