Journal of the General Union of Arab Archaeologists

Journal of the General Union of Arab Archaeologists


The instruments of endowments and documents are considered one of the most important undoubted historical resources due to the important historical facts they carry, such as the names the administrators of the endowment as well as the era of the endowment. Reading those documents is not an easy task due to their patterns that varied between Naskh and alraqea, in addition to the analysis of each piece of information appearing on the document. This endowment represents a great importance in Mecca entails as it significantly impacted the study of the important role of the workers in the Grand mosque in Mecca and the administration of endowments in preserving the endowments of the holy mosque of Mecca.

The following are the results of the study:

1 – Registering and publishing the document as part of the history of holy Mecca.

2 – Documenting and invoking some places in holy Mecca, such as the shop located in the alley of al-Hgr in front of the Prophet's door; one of the doors of the holy mosque of Mecca, and the Hush of Sheikh Jan Al-Naqshbandi as well as Al-Aazam Street at the line of endeavoring.

3 – The endowment detected one of the most important entails in holy Mecca that is of sultan Mohamed Qaitbey.

4 – The endowment observed the names of some renowned persons, such as Mohamed and Naffisa progeny of the late Mr. Ahmed Abi Abd Allah Al-Merghani, and the name of Aisha the daughter of the late Mohamed Rizq Bn "son of" Abd Al-Rahman Al-Tahifi Al-Yamani Al-Samman.

5 – The endowment observed the name of the beholder, who was the Sheriff of Mecca, Sheriff Al- Hussein, son of the late Sheriff abd Al-Moen, son of Sheriff Oan.

6 – The endowment referred to the name of the vice of endowment that was Mr. Soliman, the vicar of the holy mosque "Haram", son of Mr. Ahmed abd Al-Wahab, the vicar of Haram.