Vabkent Minaret



by Alaexis
published on 29 January 2013

The minaret of Vabkent (or Vobkent), 1196-7 CE.
Location: Town of Vabkent north of Bukhar, Uzbekistan. Patron by Abd al-Aziz II.
Embellished by wide bands with high relief carving and crowned by a lantern at the top.

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