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The funerary khanqah of Mamluk Sultan al-Ashraf Barsbay and the mausoleum of Amir Janibak, Cairo

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (photographed)
    Cairo (photographed)

  • Date:

    late 1800 to early 1900s (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    albumen print

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

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

Place of Origin

Egypt (photographed)
Cairo (photographed)


late 1800 to early 1900s (photographed)


Unknown (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

albumen print

Marks and inscriptions

خانقاه السلطان برسباى بالقرافة

قبة جانى بك الأشرفى

مسجد السلطان قايتباى بالقرافة

Object history note

Transferred from the Indian Section 1924

Descriptive line

Photograph by unknown photographer, captioned ‘Cairo: Tombs of the Khalids’ [showing the funerary khanqah of Sultan Barsbay and the mausoleum of Amir Janibak and in the background the funerary mosque of Sultan al-Ashraf Qaytbay], built in the 15th century, 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.121 and no.122




Photographs; Topography; Archaeology; Architecture; Historic Cairo


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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