Yusuf, Son of Kutayir, Mausoleum of

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Yusuf, Son of Kutayir, Mausoleum of

 

(Atababa Mausoleum), a monument of medieval Azerbaijani architecture in Nakhichevan, Azerbaijan SSR. The mausoleum was erected in 1162 by the architect Adzhemi. It is an octagonal tower structure of fired brick with a double roof consisting of an inner, gabled dome and a pyramidal tentlike superstructure.

REFERENCE

“Mavzolei Iusufa ibn Kuseiira i Momine-Khatun v Nakhichevani.” In the collection Arkhitektura Azerbaidzhana: Epokha Nizami. Moscow-Baku, 1947.
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