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Tomb Tower of Pir-i Alamdar

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dc.coverage.spatial Site: Damghan (Iran) en_US
dc.creator Unknown en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-04-01T17:34:56Z
dc.date.available 2010-04-01T17:34:56Z
dc.identifier 139381 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/50132 en_US
dc.description The Tomb of Pir-i Alamdar is located in Damghan close to the Masjid-i Jami, or the great mosque. Similar in appearance to other early Seljuk tombs such as Mil-i Radkan and tomb towers at Lajim and Resget, this simple tomb consists of a cylindrical chamber crowned by a dome. Its low hemispherical dome sets it aside among contemporary tombs that are mostly crowned with conical domes. Also absent in this tomb is the crypt, which is seen commonly in later tombs, and especially in those located at Maragha. The entrance faces southwest. Source: Archnet en_US
dc.description exterior, inscription, 2003 en_US
dc.format.extent height: 12.5 m, diameter: 6.4 m en_US
dc.format.medium brick en_US
dc.relation.ispartof 124168 en_US
dc.rights (c) Melanie Michailidis 2003 en_US
dc.subject Brickwork en_US
dc.subject Tombs en_US
dc.subject Governors en_US
dc.subject Kufic en_US
dc.subject Mausoleums en_US
dc.subject Round towers en_US
dc.subject Inscriptions, Arabic en_US
dc.subject Architecture, Islamic --Iran en_US
dc.subject Sepulchral monuments en_US
dc.subject Gumbads en_US
dc.title Tomb Tower of Pir-i Alamdar en_US
dc.title.alternative Pir-i 'Alamdar en_US
dc.title.alternative Pir-i Alamdar en_US
dc.title.alternative Tomb Tower of Pir-i 'Alamdar en_US
dc.title.alternative Tomb Tower of Pir-e Alamdar en_US
dc.title.alternative Pir-e Alamdar en_US
dc.title.alternative Pir-e 'Alamdar en_US
dc.title.alternative Tomb Tower of Pir i Alamdar en_US
dc.title.alternative Pir-i Alamdar Mausoleum en_US
dc.type Image en_US
dc.rights.access All rights reserved en_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode Pir-i Alamdar 3.jpg en_US
vra.culturalContext Islamic en_US
vra.culturalContext Persian en_US
vra.technique construction en_US
vra.worktype Gumbad en_US
dc.contributor.display Islamic, Persian en_US


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