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Notes on the Geography of Uzbekistan: Samarkand: Shah-e Zende: Photo 17

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Chahar-Taq, the entrance to the upper group.  The dome is part of the mausoleum of Tuman Aqa.  Forced by one of Tamerlane's grandsons to remarry, she was widowed again and taken to Herat.  She commissioned this tomb, in short, but was not buried in it; one of her daughters may be.

 

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