Notes on the Geography of Uzbekistan: Samarkand: Shah-e Zende: Photo 27
Shad-e Mulk Aqa. The door-frame inscription reads "This is the garden where rests a treasure of felicity: this is the tomb where a rare pearl was lost..." Above it is another inscription, reading: "This ceiling covered in muqarnas and this ornate arch are expressions of beauty; they remind us that all the decoration and the art that you see in this world exists only by the grace of the Creator, the Almighty."
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