Aisha-Bibi

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Aisha-Bibi

 

a round-domed mausoleum of the 11th—12th centuries in Golovachevka, near the city of Dzhambul in the Kazakh SSR.

The mausoleum is built on a square floor plan, of kiln-fired brick, and has columns at the four corners. It is unique in the rich ornamentation of its facades—terra-cotta slabs carved with geometrical and floral designs and inscriptions.

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