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The tomb chamber and the simple geometric zone-of-transition are built of stone, while the plain plastered dome on a tall drum, is built of bricks. Remnants of a sabil and a small mosque are also preserved from the once larger complex. The muqarnas niches over the shallow window recesses display a very high quality of design and workmanship. Locally, the tomb is known under the name al-Zumr, apparently a corruption of the amir’s name into a word meaning a musical instrument resembling the oboe.

This Azdumur is a different person from two other amirs of that name whose buildings also survive in Cairo, one from the 13th, the other from the early 16th century.