Qānṣawh al-Ghawrī


SVLTAN CANSAVES GAVRIS
Source: Georg Greblinger: Wahre Abbildungen der Türckischen Kayser vnd Persischen Fürsten / so wol auch anderer Helden und Heldinnen von dem Osman / biß auf den andern Mahomet. Johann Ammon, Frankfurt 1648
after Johann Theodor de Bry (1561–1623), 1590s



Referenced as Figure 9. in Sultans with Horns: The Political Significance of Headgear in the Mamluk Empire by Albrecht Fuess
Qānṣawh al-Ghawrī with the nāʿūrah (turban)
Latin inscription reads: “Of what use is it that you bound Egypt to Syria, when the jealous destiny refuses to recognize you as sultan? Be aware that Achomenos [Shah Ismāʿīl?] defends the endangered frontiers, when Selymus will have taken your properties.”




See also Tuman Bay after Johann Theodor de Bry
Egyptian Illustrations of Costume and Soldiers



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