Uzbekistan - Samarkand - The Registan Oct 2011
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The Registan - image 1 of 31

Hippo at the Registan in front of Tilya-Kari Madrasa - image 2 of 31

Sher-Dor Madrasa at the Registan - image 3 of 31

Tilya-Kari Madrasa at the Registan - image 4 of 31

Minaret of Ulugbek Madrasa at the Registan - image 5 of 31

Ulugbek Madrasa and Minaret - image 6 of 31

Portal of Sher-Dor Madrasa - image 7 of 31

Notice the tigers attacking a deer and the anthropomorphic oval of the sun (sher-dor = having tigers) - image 8 of 31

Portal of the Tilya-Kari Madrasa - image 9 of 31

Right wing of the Tilya-Kari Madrasa - image 10 of 31

Minaret of the Sher-Dor Madrasa - image 11 of 31

Front view of the Sher-Dor Madrasa - image 12 of 31

Arch façade of the Tilya-Kari Madrasa - image 13 of 31

An arch on the Tilya-Kari Madrasa façade - image 14 of 31

Close-up of the arch of the Tilya-Kari Madrasa façade- image 15 of 31

Arches of the Tilya-Kari Madrasa portal - image 16 of 31

Dome inside the Tilya-Kari Madrasa - image 17 of 31

Inside the Tilya-Kari Madrasa - image 18 of 31

Inside the Tilya-Kari Madrasa - image 19 of 31

Decorated walls inside the Tilya-Kari Madrasa - image 20 of 31

Ancient ceramic from the small museum inside the Tilya-Kari Madrasa - image 21 of 31

Ancient ceramic from the small museum inside the Tilya-Kari Madrasa - image 22 of 31

Piece of ceramic from the small museum inside the Tilya-Kari Madrasa - image 23 of 31

Ancient wall design from the small museum inside the Tilya-Kari Madrasa - image 24 of 31

Decorated walls of the inside of the Sher-Dor Madrasa - image 25 of 31

Decorated walls of the inside of the Sher-Dor Madrasa - image 26 of 31

Decorated arch inside the Sher-Dor Madrasa- image 27 of 31

A decorated wall inside the Sher-Dor Madrasa - image 28 of 31

View of the dome from the courtyard inside the Sher-Dor Madrasa - image 29 of 31

Close-up of dome and Minaret of Sher-Dor Madrasa - image 30 of 31

Ulugbek Madrasa on the Registan - image 31 of 31
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