Momine-Khatun

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Momine-Khatun

 

a mausoleum in Nakhichevan’, an outstanding example of medieval Azerbaijani architecture. Erected in 1186 by the architect Adzhemi, the mausoleum is a tower-like ten-sided brick building; it is 25 m tall. The sides are decorated with Kufic inscriptions and geometric and foliage designs of unglazed and glazed turquoise bricks.

REFERENCE

Bretanitskii, L. S. Zodchestvo Azerbaidzhana 12–15 vv. i ego mesto v arkhitekture Perednego Vostoka. Moscow, 1966. Pages 105–10.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.