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Samarkandskiia drevnosti. Medrese Bibi-Khanym sobornaia mechet'. Chast' minareta

Samarkandskiia drevnosti. Medrese Bibi-Khanym sobornaia mechet'. Chast' minareta

 
 
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Photograph shows detail of the stonework on the minaret.
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Illus. in: Turkestanskīĭ alʹbom, chastʹ arkheologicheskai︠a︡, 1871-1872, part 1, vol. 2, pl. 77.

Samarkand is one of the oldest inhabited cities in Central Asia, prospering from its location on the trade route between China and the Mediterranean (Silk Road). Researchers of the Institute of Archeology of Samarkand argue for the existence of the city between the 8th and 7th centuries BC.

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01/01/1868
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Bogaevskīĭ, N. V., photographer
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Library of Congress
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