Bath of Bashtāk (Cairo)

Located in Suq al-Silah Street (the same as the palace of Manjak), Cairo.

Photographs taken by Simon Rousselot on November 2019

One emblem above the entrance door.


أمر بإنشاء هذه الحمّام المباركة المقرّ الأشرف العالي المولوي الأميري السيفي بشتاك الملكي الناصري دام عزّه

Ordered to build this blessed bath, His Most Noble and High Excellency, our Lord, the Great Amir, Sayf al-Dīn Bashtāk, (officer) of al-Malik al-Nāṣir, may his glory last forever.

Possible dating: before 742/1341

Close-up of the emblem:

To Bashtāk’s page

Cite this blog post
Simon Rousselot (2020, March 7). Bath of Bashtāk (Cairo). Mamluk Emblems Online Corpus. Retrieved June 15, 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Your email address will not be published.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.