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The mausoleums of the Mamluks in the North Cemetery, Cairo

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (photographed)
    Cairo (photographed)

  • Date:

    late 1800 to early 1900s (photographed)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    albumen print

  • Museum number:

    338-1924

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

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

Place of Origin

Egypt (photographed)
Cairo (photographed)

Date

late 1800 to early 1900s (photographed)

Materials and Techniques

albumen print

Marks and inscriptions

خانقاه السلطان برسباى بالقرافة

قبة جانى بك الأشرفى

قبة الرفاعى

قبة السبع بنات

خانقاه فرج بن برقوق

Object history note

Transferred from the Indian Section 1924

Descriptive line

Photograph by unknown photographer, captioned 'Cairo: Tombs of the Khalifs' [showing to the left the khanqah of Sultan Barsbay, the mausoleum of Amir Janibak and the khanqah of Sultan Faraj ibn Barquq. To the right the mausoleums of al-Rifai and the Saba' Banat], built in the 15th and 16th centuries. Cairo, Egypt, albumen print, late 19th century

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

Survey of Egypt, Index to Map of Cairo showing Mohammedan monuments (Cairo, 1951)no.149, no.121, no.122, no.108 and no.110

Techniques

Photography

Categories

Photographs; Topography; Archaeology; Architecture; Historic Cairo

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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