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General view of Rukhabad Mausoleum, 14th century, Samarkand, Uzbekistan, pictured on July 14, 2010, at sunset. The Rukhabad Mausoleum (Abode of the Spirit) was built by Timur over the grave of the mystic Sheikh Burhan al-Din Sagarji. The cubic building is topped with a dome based on an octahedron and mausoleum has three entrances. The simple interior walls are covered with alabaster plasterwork with one glazed tile band. A 19th century carved wooden door leads to the tomb. Samarkand, a city...
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