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The tombs of the Mamluks in the North Cemetery, Cairo

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Cairo (photographed)
    Egypt (photographed)

  • Date:

    1887-1908 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lekegian, Gabriel (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen print

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Frank E. Spiers, Esq., 23 September 1920

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A mounted albumen print showing a topographical view of Cairo, Egypt

Place of Origin

Cairo (photographed)
Egypt (photographed)


1887-1908 (photographed)


Lekegian, Gabriel (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen print

Marks and inscriptions

خانقاه الناصر فرج بن برقوق

خانقاه الأشرف برسباى

قبة جانى بك الأشرفى

قبة خديجة أم الأشرف

Object history note

One of a set of photographs given to the Museum by Frank Edward Spiers (brother of Richard Phene Spiers).

Descriptive line

Photograph by G. Lekegian & Co., captioned 'Tombeaux pf the Khalifs. General view' [showing the funerary khanqah-s of al-Ashraf Barsbay and Faraj ibn Barquq, the mausoleums of Janibak al-Ashrafi and Khadija Umm al-Ashraf], built in the 15th century. Cairo, Egypt, albumen print, 1887-1908

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Survey of Egypt, Index to Map of Cairo showing Mohammedan monuments (Cairo, 1951) no.149, no.122, no.121 and no.106


Photographic paper




Historic Cairo


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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