CULTURE


Mammadbeyli tomb

Baku, March 10, AZERTAC

The tomb located in Mammadbeyli village of Zangilan consists of the octagonal prism covered with pyramidal dome. The door of the tomb is 1.8 meters in height. There is an underground vault there. Mammadbeyli tomb resembles the tower shaped tombs of Azerbaijan. The floor is covered with well-polished stones. There is an inscription on the entrance door of the tomb. The inscription bears verses from the Koran in four lines. The two lines make clear that the tomb was built in honour of Mahammad al-Haj’s son Yahya in Hegira 704, AD 1305.

The architect and bricklayer of the tomb is Ali Majdaddin.

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