a settlement, 40 km northwest of Nakhichevan. It is the site of a partially preserved complex of medieval structures. There is a brick mausoleum (first half of the 14th century) and a pair of minarets (12th century). Portions of the portals connecting the minarets have also been preserved. The mausoleum is in the shape of a tower. Its exterior walls are semicylindrical and are faced with decorative turquoise bricks. The four portals are adorned with polychromatic majolica.
REFERENCESBretanitskii, L. S. [et al.]. “Arkhitekturnyi kompleks v selenii Kara-bagliar.” In the collection Arkhitektura Azerbaidzhana: Epokha Nizami. Moscow-Baku, 1947.
Bretanitskii, L. Zodchestvo Azerbaidzhana XII-XV vv. i ego mesto v arkhitekture Perednego Vostoka. Moscow, 1966. Pages 170–76.