Kalakhana

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Kalakhana

 

a village near the city of Shemakha in the Azer-baijan SSR. A 17th-century memorial complex has been pre-served in Kalakhana. It consists of eight stone mausoleums, octahedral and covered with pyramidal marquees. Each mauso-leum is set in the center of a little courtyard, enclosed by wallswith a portal. On one of the mausoleums, the date of construc-tion and name of the builder are indicated (1663–64, AbdulAzim).

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Persons buried in the famous "Seven domes" in Kalakhana village of Shamakhi region are from his 32 generations.