Turkey: Ancient Cultures of Eastern Anatolia - paulsmit
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'Entrance of Halime Hatun mausoleum.'

	The polygonal mausoleum on the cemetery of Gevas was built in 1335 for Halime Hatun, a female member of a local Seljuk noble family. Near the top a band containing a verse from the Koran runs right round the body of the structure. Gevas is situated on the southern shore of Lake Van. Photo Mick Palarczyk.