Khanegah tomb

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Khanegah tomb
Xanəgah türbəsi
Əlincəçay xanəgahı Naxçıvan.jpg
Location Julfa District, Azerbaijan
Type Mausoleum
Completion date 13th to 15th centuries

Khanegah on the Alinjachay River (Azerbaijani: Xanəgah türbəsi) – is a tomb dated to between the 13th and 15th centuries and is located in the Khanegah village of Julfa District, Azerbaijan. The tomb is on the Alinjachay River.

Architecture[edit]

Khanegah was built of burned brick of 20 x 20 x 5 metre size. Pendentive of the building is built like muqarnas. The complex consists of two mausoleums: one of them is attach to other in the 15th century.[1]

Gallery[edit]

In 2008, a postage stamp of Azerbaijan with the picture of the khanegah was released.

References[edit]

  1. ^ К.М. Мамед-заде (1983). Строительное Искусство Азербайджана( с древнейших времен до XIX в.). Baku: Элм. 

Coordinates: 39°11′20″N 45°42′56″E / 39.18889°N 45.71556°E / 39.18889; 45.71556