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Sher Dor Madrasah, Samarkand

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  • On the portal of the Sher Dor depicted Tigers with Suns on their backs, and the Suns have human faces. But Islam forbids the depiction of human faces. This puzzle is unique and is one of the rarest pieces of Islamic art.
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  • This Madrasah is usually more tourists like other objects Constructed. Ulugbek's ancient, but Dor dekorativnee. The Interior is no less impressive than the exterior. The period of its construction (and European Renaissance after high Gothic) came after the epoch of Tamerlan. And there is "an amateur": someone prefers architecture of Timur, and someone-more recent masterpieces, among which and Sherdor.
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  • Built between 1619 and 1635 by Yalangtouch, mirrored that of DOB Ouloug to replace the qanaqah in ruins, is an architectural variation of this last because because of the prohibitions of the Koran an identical reproduction was impossible. Same length of front: 51 m from minaret to minaret but no side entries on the sides. Great sets of the eardrums of the Arch of the Portal: a tiger lion continues a white deer fleeing through a spiral of twigs and flowers. An ovoid representation of the Sun with a human face.
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