Khan al-Sabun (Aleppo)
Aleppo, Syria
Al-Sabun Khan, located in al-Madina bazaar, was built by the Mamluk Sultanate representative, Prince Izdamer in the late 15th century. The khan is unique in its intricate ornamentation, both geometric and organic. It is a preserved example of the detailed craftsmanship of the traditional Aleppine builder.

Sources:

Rihawi, Abdul Qader. 1979. Arabic Islamic Architecture in Syria. Damascus: Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. p. 190.

Al-Homsi, Fayez. 1983. Old Aleppo. Damascus: Ministry of Culture and National Heritage Publishing. 134-135.
Location
Aleppo, Syria
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Events
1484/889 AH
Style Periods
1250-1517
Variant Names
Khan al-Sabun (Aleppo)
Soap Khan
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Khan of Soap
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Khan as-Sabun
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Khan al-Saboun
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Building Usages
khan
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