Islamic Architecture
earliest islamic tombs
hi everyone!
im conducting a research on the earliest built tombs in islamic architecture.can anyone help me out to identify which one is the first ever built tomb or mausoleum? want to find out the origin.i ll be grateful
Amna Shah
earliest islamic tombs
Amna, Surely such tombs would be in Mecca and Medina?

In 1979 I saw a mud-brick Tenth Centuary mausoleum in Bukhara and an alley of old tombs in Samarkand (both in Uzbekistan), but there must be tombs nearer to the centre of the Islamic world from earlier centuaries.
Frank John Snelling


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