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Volume 1 ,issue 2 | Summer and Autumn 2011 | Pages : 61-65

A ROYAL STONE DECREE (DATED 948H.) IN KALYAN MOSQUE OF BUKHARA

Document Type: Original Article

DOI: 10.21608/EJARS.2011.7490

pages: 61-65

Authors:
Ebaid, Sh.
Islamic dept. Faculty of Archaeology, Cairo University, Egypt

Abstract:
Bukhara is rich in many of the architectural buildings that dated back to different historical periods, in addition they are decorated with a wide range of different inscriptions, Applied on inscriptions include many documentary texts. It is remarkable that these texts include “A royal decree” executed in the stone, on the south side of the portal-pishtaq -of Kalyan Mosque. This decree is one of the rarest examples of royal decrees found inscribed on the buildings in Central Asia, in general, and in architecture of Bukhara, in particular, especially as most of the decrees known from region of the kind called “ yarlîqs” mostly kept now in the archives of Central Asia.

Keywords:
Royal stone decree; Kalyan Mosque; Bukhara; Nasta'liq script

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