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Caravanserai of Ganj Ali Khan

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dc.coverage.spatial Site: Kerman (Iran) en_US
dc.creator Unknown en_US 2010-04-01T17:23:48Z 2010-04-01T17:23:48Z
dc.identifier 139207 en_US
dc.identifier.uri en_US
dc.description The caravanserai is located on the east side of the Ganj-i Ali Khan Square. Its portal bears a foundation inscription from 1598 (1007 A.H.) composed by calligrapher Ali-Reza Abbasi. Its architect was Ustad Muhammad Yazd. The plan of the caravanserai is based on the four-iwan typology, with double-story halls centered on tall iwans enveloping four sides of an open courtyard. There is an octagonal fountain at the center of the courtyard which is chamfered at the corners. The caravanserai measures thirty-one and a half by twenty-three meters. It has a small domed mosque at one corner that measures five and a half by five meters. Source: Archnet en_US
dc.description exterior, main elevation of caravanserai on Ganj-i Ali Khan Square, looking east, 2003 en_US
dc.format.medium brick en_US
dc.relation.ispartof 125892 en_US
dc.rights (c) Melanie Michailidis 2003 en_US
dc.subject Caravanserais en_US
dc.subject Trade routes en_US
dc.subject Architecture, Islamic en_US
dc.subject Architecture, Islamic --Iran en_US
dc.subject Architecture, Safavid en_US
dc.subject Decoration and ornament, Architectural --Iran en_US
dc.title Caravanserai of Ganj Ali Khan en_US
dc.title Ganj Ali Khan Complex en_US
dc.title.alternative Caravanserai of Ganj 'Ali Khan en_US
dc.type Image en_US
dc.rights.access All rights reserved en_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode Caravanserai, Kerman.jpg en_US
vra.culturalContext Persian en_US
vra.culturalContext Islamic en_US
vra.technique construction en_US
vra.worktype Caravanserai en_US
dc.contributor.display Persian, Islamic en_US

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