A 1954 senior membership ID at Umayyad Masonic Lodge of Damascus

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The card belongs to Ahmad Izzat al-Ustaz, a retired judge from the Ottoman courts who became a Freemason in 1888. The ID shows how he rose in rank from the late 1880s until 1954. Freemasonry was outlawed in Syria in 1968.